LAHAD DATU, Malaysia (NNS) -- Sailors aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and Marines with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) joined members of the Malaysian armed forces for Exercise Tiger Strike 16 in Lahad Datu, Malaysia, November 10-13.

Chicago, Illinois - Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC), Vice Adm. Dixon Smith, visited Chicago landmarks including Navy Pier and Soldier Field to celebrate Veterans Day 2016.

Washington, DC - Since April 2011, Joining Forces has led to the hiring or training of more than 1.4 million veterans and military spouses, ended veteran homelessness in states across the country, and provided 60,000 military-connected students with support and educational opportunities:

Tempe, Arizona - Ali Naser was off the wrestling grid - an Afghani immigrant, by way of Russia and Uzbekistan, who was wrestling at Fresno City College while his father, Aziz and older brothers, Nasim and Amir (Mo), worked to support a family torn and altered irreparably by the Taliban takeover of his birth nation.

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona Governor Doug Ducey: "Congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump and my friend Mike Pence on a great and historic victory. This is an exciting moment, and I look forward to working with the new president and administration to expand opportunity for all our citizens. Now is the time for elected leaders to come together, heal the divisions of the past, and work to finally provide Americans some relief from the federal government. I know that I join other governors across the country in standing ready to partner with the new administration and Congress to empower states and citizens, in keeping with the principles of our republic.