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March 23, 2017

Stratcom: Integrating Space With Other Warfare Domains is Key to Deterrence

Deterring and waging war successfully depends on integrating all domains of warfare, including the space domain, Navy Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard, the deputy commander of U.S. Strategic Command, said in Washington, D.C.

March 1, 2017

DoD Officials Discuss Future Vertical Lift ‘Family of Systems’

The future of rotary-wing or vertical lift aircraft across the services is the focus of a Defense Department initiative that seeks to improve the speed, range, refueling and interoperability capabilities across the military services, DoD officials said.

Feb. 1, 2017

Mattis Issues Budget Guidance, Says 2017 Submission Will Rise

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued budget directives aimed at addressing shortfalls in the department and building a more lethal joint force.

Dec. 21, 2016

DoD Crowdsourcing Effort Produces Innovative Operational Approaches

A crowdsourcing effort designed to inspire creative thinking on Defense Department operational challenges has produced two primary submissions and several others that will be presented for consideration directly to top officials in the department.

Dec. 8, 2016

Six Decades of Sustained DoD Support Underlies DARPA Innovation

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's director said during a panel discussion on leadership of innovative organizations that Defense Department support for the agency has led to stealth, artificial intelligence, the internet and more.

Dec. 8, 2016

DoD Officials Honor Defense Acquisition Workforce Professionals

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall hosted his final Defense Acquisition Workforce awards ceremony, recognizing individuals and organizations who distinguished themselves in the field for best practices, professionalism and excellence.

Dec. 4, 2016

Carter: Determined to Ensure Successor Inherits 'Same Level of Excellence'

Invited to deliver closing remarks at the Reagan National Defense Forum, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said, “It’s been my mission through my actions as secretary to ensure that my successors, and my successor's successors, inherit that same level of excellence" that he inherited from his predecessors.

Dec. 2, 2016

Deputy Secretary Discusses Last Official Trip, DoD Transition

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work sat down with reporters to discuss his upcoming visits with two defense contractors, the Reagan National Defense Forum, and what a changing defense leadership means for innovation and the third offset strategy.

Dec. 1, 2016

DoD CIO Awardees Excel in Cyber, IT

The recipients of the 2016 Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Award for Cyber and Information Technology Excellence represent advancements in IT and cyber from the department's front lines, DoD’s Chief Information Officer said.

Dec. 1, 2016

Dunford: Global Security Environment Has Implications for Joint Force

The United States is the world’s indispensable nation, but that status is not guaranteed and military leaders must continue to look for new, innovative ways to maintain U.S. leadership in the future, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during a speech in New York City.

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