The Biden administration's cancellation of border barriers returns $2.2 billion to the Defense Department, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.
Nuclear deterrence remains the Defense Department's highest priority mission, the acting assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities said, adding that more is needed to confront these growing, multifaceted threats.
The Defense Department is committed to working with allies, partners and like-minded nations in the Indo-Pacific and to upholding a free and open region founded on respect for international rules, laws and norms.
Defense intelligence leaders addressed the capabilities and gaps of military intelligence during a hearing before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations.
Air Force Col. William A. Jones III survived intense burns in the skies over Vietnam while trying to save a fellow pilot. He made it home, but tragically, he died doing what he loved the day after he learned he would be getting the Medal of Honor.
With nations such as North Korea, Iran, Russia and China all maturing their missile technology, the Defense Department plans to launch a review of its own missile defense policies, strategies and capabilities over the next few months.
NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 30 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III told the Senate Armed Services Committee that President Joe Biden's fiscal year 2022 budget request is the right mix for the Defense Department.
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The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.