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Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, says his command must focus on many domains, including space and cyber, to deter America’s adversaries.

Stratcom Commander Outlines Strategic Deterrence in 21st Century

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The undersecretary of defense for policy, the Air Force Global Strike Command commander and other defense officials testify on the fiscal year 2019 budget request at a House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee hearing, March 22, 2018.
Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, testifies at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee concerning the fiscal year 2019 defense budget request, March 20, 2018.
Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, and John C. Rood, undersecretary of defense for policy, testify at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategic forces posture, March 7, 2018.
Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at the Defense Programs Conference at the Hamilton Hotel in Washington, March 6, 2018.
Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, speaks at the Association of the United States Army Air and Missile Defense Hot Topic Symposium, Arlington, Va., Feb. 28, 2018.
David J. Trachtenberg, deputy undersecretary of defense for policy, discusses the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Feb. 26, 2018. Video stream courtesy of The Heritage Foundation.
Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, discussed the Nuclear Posture Review during a seminar at National Defense University's Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Washington, D.C.
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the House Armed Services Committee on the National Defense Strategy and the Nuclear Posture Review, Feb. 6, 2018.
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan gives opening remarks at a press briefing on the nuclear posture review rollout at the Pentagon, Feb. 2, 2018.
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon Jr. co-host the nuclear posture review rollout during a press briefing at the Pentagon.
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