The integration of artificial intelligence technology is about trust, and a responsible AI ecosystem is the foundation for that trust, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks said.
Military installations afford the Defense Department important power projection capabilities, especially in today's world where the U.S. is no longer a sanctuary, the official performing the duties of the assistant secretary of defense for sustainment 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.
Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with his Israeli counterpart, Lt. Gen. Aviv Kohavi, for the first time to discuss the state of the relationship between the U.S. and Israel, as well as Middle Eastern issues.
Grover Cleveland Alexander, one of the best baseball players of all time, served in the Army in France during World War I.
At the direction of President Biden, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III ordered a 90-Day Independent Review Commission (IRC) on Sexual Assault in the Military to take bold action to address sexual assault and harassment in the force. The IRC will make recommendations related to: accountability; prevention; climate and culture; and victim care and support.
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 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.
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