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United States Department of Defense

June 29, 2016
Readout of Secretary Carter's Call with Turkish Minister of Defense Fikri Işık
Deputy Press Secretary Gordon Trowbridge provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Ash Carter called Turkish Minister of Defense Fikri Işık today to express his deep condolences following yesterday's heinous terrorist attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Secretary Carter strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Istanbul as a cowardly
June 28, 2016
Command Senior Enlisted Leader Assignment
The Office of the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced today the following assignment: Army Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick L. McCauley, currently assigned as the command senior enlisted leader for Special Operations Command Central, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, has been selected to replace Army

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

June 28, 2016
Wheelchair Games are about Living Healthy Lives

All this week VA and the Paralyzed Veterans of America are hosting the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Veterans will participate in 18 wheelchair sports events in Salt Lake City. Read the full story

Veteran competeing in Wheelchair games in an Archery match.
June 21, 2016
Butterflies Symbolize Hope for Paralyzed Veterans

In early May about 30 patients and staff gathered on the front patio of the Milwaukee Veteran Affairs Spinal Cord Injury building to witness a special ceremony: the release of hundreds of butterflies. Read the full story

Image of a Monarch butterfly on a flower