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Following 15 months as Commander of the International Security Assistance Forces, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John Allen says Afghan National Security Forces are close to the goal of leading security for the Afghan people on their own. Check out Gen. Allen's full interview here: October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and the DoD is doing it's best to educate you about how to stay secure in the cyber environment. Mr. Dave DeVries - DoD Deputy Chief Information Officer for Information Enterprise -- says it's more important than ever to make sure the information shared is safe, sound and secure. For more information on Cyber Security, visit the news special here: September was Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month, a cause the Department of Defense champions all year long. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey sat down for an interview at the end of the month to discuss programs for those in need of help and the importance of leadership and responsibility. If you need help, or know somebody who does, call the Military Crisis Line -- 1-800-273-8255. Sept. 21, was National POW/MIA Recognition Day, when every federal building and post office flies the black and white flag along with the National colors as a reminder of Prisoners of War and those still Missing in Action. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, and Vice Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff, Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., joined other officials at a POW/MIA remembrance ceremony at the Pentagon to acknowledge and honor the more than 800,000 still missing. View more photos from National POW/MIA Day here:

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Date Taken:10.5.2012

Date Posted:10.5.2012 1:19PM


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