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United States Department of Defense

April 29, 2016
Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on the Kunduz Investigation Report
After a thorough and transparent investigation, U.S. Central Command released today the final report on the tragedy that resulted from a mistaken attack on a Doctors Without Borders field hospital in Afghanistan last October. I want to once again express my deep condolences and regret for the loss of innocent life.In light of the report's finding,
April 29, 2016
Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work's Visit to Belgium
Deputy Secretary of Defense Spokesperson Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson provided the following:Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work visited Belgium April 27-29 for meetings with NATO officials to discuss the Department's development of the Third Offset Strategy.Work met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and ambassadors from the United

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

April 26, 2016
Sharing Advantages of VA Home Based Care

When a VA doctor read a letter in the paper that it was almost impossible for a primary care doctor to truly connect with patients and their families, he shares VA is able to do just that. Read the full story

A doctor visits a patient in his home and takes his hand.
April 19, 2016
Surgical Implant Prosthesis for Veteran Amputees

Prosthesis devices for Veteran amputees took a giant step this year with the development of a prosthetic leg that is surgically implanted. A Veteran in the trial says, “I can feel the ground again.” Read the full story

Black and white image of Veteran Patient standing with a implanted prosthetic, a close up of the legs and wheel chair.