Using the resources of the federal government and the U.S. private sector, Operation Warp Speed will accelerate the testing, supply, development, and distribution of safe and effective vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to counter COVID-19 by January 2021.
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.
The Defense Department recognizes the service and sacrifice of our military families, and dedicates resources, services, policies and programs to support the more than 2 million uniformed service members and 2.6 million family members across the globe.
The importance of space to the modern world cannot be underestimated, and the U.S. Space Force will be key to defending the ultimate "high ground," the chief of space operations for the new service said.
The Defense Department is working to ensure the transition to the administration of President-elect Joe Biden is a smooth one, Pentagon officials said.
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center began in 2018 to accelerate DOD's adoption and integration of artificial intelligence. Now, the center is pursuing a more aggressive approach, the JAIC's new director said.
Commanders are taking steps to stop the spread of the coronavirus by adhering to these guidelines — wearing a mask, washing hands and maintaining a social distance of at least six feet.
The chief operations officer for Operation Warp Speed discussed how the COVID-19 vaccines will be delivered and administered during a press briefing in Washington, D.C.
From its introduction into the Navy in the late 1800s, baseball became a phenomenon that U.S. sailors — many of whom were Major League pros — helped to spread around the world.
Service members train and prepare year-round so when disasters strike, troops are ready to help those in harm's way. Learn how you can prepare, too.
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.
Get a closer look at the lives of the men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces through compelling photos, videos and quizzes that test your knowledge.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.