U.S. leaders continually assess the progress of the retrograde from Afghanistan and the state of operations in the country and adjust accordingly, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.
By Wednesday, the restrictions on Pentagon personnel that were the result of COVID-19 will lift a bit, providing the ability for more personnel to work in the building and for larger numbers of people to gather in one location, the Pentagon press secretary said.
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.
The fiscal year 2022 budget request reflect the pacing threat from China, as well as threats from Russia, North Korea, Iran, transnational challenges and climate change, to name a few, the deputy defense secretary said.
Military and civilian engineers share a unique mission within the Defense Department – to advance cutting-edge engineering technology, systems and practices in specializations that range from cyber and space to hypersonics and quantum science and more, all in support of the warfighter.
Fort Leonard Wood is a familiar installation to any soldier, but the story behind the man it’s named for might not be. Army Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood played a major role in U.S. expansion and military readiness in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
The fiscal 2022 president's defense request begins the shift of monies to the future with record research and development spending in cutting edge technologies, defense leaders told the Senate Appropriations Committee.
The Defense Department will review its missile defense policies, strategies and capabilities to ensure the U.S. has effective missile defenses, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for nuclear and missile defense policy said.
The president’s fiscal year 2022 budget request makes key investments that defend our nation while innovating and modernizing, taking care of our warfighters and building strong relationships with our allies and partners alongside other elements of national security.
The U.S. Navy has grown into one of the largest and most respected maritime forces in the world since its founding in 1775. Missions are carried out at sea, on land and in the air and the various uniforms reflect that versatility.
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