The National Defense Strategy provides a clear road map for the Department of Defense to meet the challenges posed by a re-emergence of long-term strategic competition with China and Russia. The National Defense Strategy acknowledges an increasingly complex global security environment, characterized by overt challenges to the free and open international order.
The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
Defense Department officials applauded retiring Gen. David L. Goldfein's 37 years of service and welcomed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., who succeeds Goldfein as the Air Force chief of staff and member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The Pentagon is in the process of shipping supplies to Beirut to provide much-needed assistance in the aftermath of a massive explosion in the Lebanese capital, the assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs said.
Clear leadership from the top early on helped the Defense Department navigate COVID-19 challenges, DOD's chief information officer said.
Flying and maintaining aircraft often requires airmen to work close together, so members of the 507th Operations Group found ways to adapt their procedures to ensure a safe environment for crews to perform their mission during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Soldiers from Fort Jackson supported pandemic response efforts by hosting drive-thru COVID-19 testing just outside of the post's Palmetto Falls Water Park in Columbia, South Carolina.
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper discussed the National Defense Strategy, challenges posed by COVID-19 and DOD initiatives on diversity and inclusion during a virtual address to the Aspen Security Conference.
To deter U.S. adversaries in the 21st century, those adversaries must know that any attack on the United States will result in a very bad day for them, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command said.
The triad, along with assigned forces, provide 24/7 deterrence to prevent catastrophic actions from our adversaries and they stand ready, if necessary, to deliver a decisive response, anywhere, anytime.
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