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Hagel: Iraq PM Comments Not Helpful

And it was likely Chuck Hagel’s last press briefing as Secretary of Defense.

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JUST A DRILL: NORAD To Test Capabilities This Week Over D.C. Area

Expect to hear helicopters between midnight and 5:00 a.m. in the National Capital Region.

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Pentagon: Syrian Rebel Training In Preliminary Stages

And, over 3,000 U.S. troops have been approved to train Iraqi Security Forces.

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Ft. Bliss: Hagel Bids Farewell With Budget Warning

The Defense Secretary concluded his two-day domestic trip with a speech at Fort Bliss, Texas.

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INVESTIGATION: Fort Hood Soldier Back From West Africa Dies At Home

The soldier was on emergency leave back home.

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Pentagon: CENTCOM Twitter Hacking A “Cyber Prank”

The first tweet read: “AMERICAN SOLDIERS, WE ARE COMING, WATCH YOUR BACK. ISIS.”

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CENTCOM Twitter, YouTube Accounts Compromised, Suspended

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White House spokesman Josh Earnest cautioned that there is “a pretty significant difference between a large data breach and the hacking of a Twitter account.”

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Hagel Not Stopping At El Paso VA Clinic During Ft. Bliss Visit

The Defense Secretary will make a speech at Ft. Bliss, but will not visit the on-base clinic where a gunman allegedly shot and killed a doctor and himself this week.

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Kirby: ‘700 Square Kilometers’ Regained In Operation Inherent Resolve

The bombing campaign began in August.

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Defense Secretary Hagel Meets With Slovak Counterpart

The Slovak Republic is one of 60 coalition nations fighting ISIL in Operation Inherent Resolve

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