Jan. 12, 2018
Pence Highlights Service Members’ Excellence, Expertise, Dedication
America depends upon its military members’ excellence, expertise and dedication more than ever and Congress should support them by passing the fiscal 2018 budget, Vice President Mike Pence told airmen at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
Nov. 17, 2017
Transcom Commander: Visionaries Power American Progress
The commander of U.S. Transportation Command said it will take people with imagination to solve the problems of our age, but then asked, “Are we identifying and empowering those folks?”
Nov. 9, 2017
Speed Drives Air Force, DoD Innovation, Improvements
Speed is the crux of innovation and improvements the Defense Department will make to ensure the force is ready for any contingency, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson said at the Defense One Summit.
Feb. 7, 2017
Face of Defense: Plumber, Boom Operator Collaborate to Enhance Readiness
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. —
An unlikely pair of McConnell airmen -- a plumber and a boom operator -- poured their energy over the past year into developing a cost-effective new system to safely direct alert aircrews during fast-response actions. The U.S Transportation Command recognized their idea, which could save the Air Force millions of dollars.
Nov. 14, 2016
DoD Initiative Crowdsources U.S. Military Competitive Advantage
Officials in the Defense Department’s Office of Strategy and Force Development have decided to crowdsource elements critical to retaining the U.S. military’s competitive advantage.
Sept. 19, 2016
Carter, Mentor Discuss Innovation
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his mentor, former Defense Secretary William J. Perry, discussed the importance of innovation in defense during a talk at the Hoover Institution.
June 10, 2016
Carter Stresses Importance of Innovation to Warfighters
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is looking at the intersection between technology and defense as the logical place for emphasis as he continues to put in place programs and organizations to meet the needs of warfighters in an increasingly competitive world.
March 31, 2016
DoD Hosts Army Cyber Innovation Challenge Kickoff in Silicon Valley
The Defense Department’s Silicon Valley innovation outpost is hosting a meeting with Army and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency officials to highlight potential contracting opportunities.
March 2, 2016
Pentagon to Establish Defense Innovation Advisory Board
To enhance the Defense Department’s culture, organization and processes by tapping innovators from the private sector in Silicon Valley and beyond, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced plans to establish a Defense Innovation Advisory Board.
March 1, 2016
Carter: DoD Must Innovate to Lead in a Competitive World
The Defense Department doesn’t get to choose the global challenges it faces, but it can set a course that embraces innovation and keeps DoD ahead in a competitive world, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.