Human Trafficking Has No Place in DoD, Pentagon Official Says January 11, 2018 — Combating human trafficking is a responsibility the Defense Department takes very seriously, it is modern-day slavery, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy said during a Human Trafficking Awareness Day seminar. MORE

Socom's HEROs Combat Human Trafficking to Save Children Around the Globe January 2, 2018 — January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and the Defense Department has teams who work year-round to combat these crimes worldwide. MORE

QA engineer deploys Afghanistan lessons in fight against human trafficking August 10, 2017 — Harvey Leake said DCMA employees need to be aware human trafficking is a worldwide problem. MORE

DARPA Program Helps to Fight Human Trafficking January 4, 2017 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is developing next-generation search technologies to help investigators find the online perpetrators of human trafficking. MORE

Combatting Trafficking in Persons important for all December 29, 2016 — Combatting Trafficking in Persons (“CTIP”) is an important consideration for all of us. DoDI 2200.01 requires each service to formulate policy and guidance to educate and inform service members on CTIP in order to increase awareness so they can better identify and report suspected trafficking. AFI 36-2921 sets forth the parameters of the Air MORE

Operation Martillo Still Hammering Away at Illicit Trafficking March 30, 2016 — Led by Joint Interagency Task Force South in support of U.S. Southern Command, Operation Martillo is entering its fifth year of coordinating partner nation efforts to stop illicit trafficking routes in the coastal waters along the Central American isthmus. MORE

21st-century DARPA Tool Could Work Against ISIL March 2, 2015 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency prepares for the diverse threats in today’s national security landscape – from low-tech ‘lone-wolf’ terrorists to high-tech adversaries to groups like ISIL that use both approaches. MORE

Official Reports Progress in Awareness of Human Trafficking January 5, 2015 — Defense Department awareness of slavery and human trafficking issues is paying off significantly because of mandatory employee training, the program manager for DoD’s Combating Trafficking in Persons program has reported. MORE