- DOD Will Continue to Defend U.S. if Government Shuts Downby David Vergun on September 24, 2021 at 9:24 pm
Congress has until Sept. 30 to pass an appropriations bill before government funding lapses, triggering a partial shutdown.
- DOD Says It's Time to Renew Extended ID Cardsby C. Todd Lopez on September 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm
The Defense Department is asking as many as a half-million ID card holders to go online now and make appointments to renew their IDs — many of which are past the expiration dates printed on them.
- Deputy Secretary, German Defense Leader Meet for Talksby Terri Moon Cronk on September 24, 2021 at 4:24 pm
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks and Benedikt Zimmer, Germany's state secretary of the Federal Ministry of Defense, met at the Pentagon to reaffirm the U.S.-Germany bilateral relationship.
- New Branding Freshens Up DOD Flagship Websiteby C. Todd Lopez on September 23, 2021 at 10:26 pm
A new Pentagon logo now adorns the Defense.gov website, along with changes to the site navigation to make it easier for readers to find valuable content.
- Transcom Nominee Calls Command a U.S. Asymmetric Advantageby Jim Garamone on September 23, 2021 at 7:11 pm
If Air Force Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost is confirmed as the next U.S. Transportation Command commander, she said she will make sure it continues to provide the nation with the ability to rapidly project and sustain joint combat power.
- DLA's Realignment of Industrial Hardware Procurement to Streamline Support, Yield Savingsby Beth Reece , Defense Logistics Agency on September 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm
The transfer of procurement responsibility for more than 900,000 items ranging from nuts, bolts and seals began in March 2020 and will be completed one year ahead of schedule.
- Hicks Outlines Strategy to Thwart Sexual Assault in Militaryby Terri Moon Cronk on September 22, 2021 at 9:51 pm
The Defense Department announced its strategy as approved by the secretary of defense to act on the recommendations of the 90-day Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the Military.
- Low-Level Commanders Need Authority to Counter Information Operations, Northcom Leader Saysby C. Todd Lopez on September 22, 2021 at 8:10 pm
To do better at countering propaganda and information operations waged by adversaries, the United States must speed up its ability to respond, the commander of U.S. Northern Command said.
- Australian Prime Minister, Austin Discuss New Aspect of Trilateral Partnershipby Jim Garamone on September 22, 2021 at 6:17 pm
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met at the Pentagon to discuss the enhanced trilateral security partnership with the two nations and the United Kingdom.
- Army, Navy Satellite Communication Mission Areas Shift to Space Forceby Jim Garamone on September 22, 2021 at 2:48 pm
Space Force Gen. John W. ''Jay'' Raymond announced the transfer of Army and Navy satellite communications billets, funding and mission responsibility to the Space Force.
- Deputy Defense Secretary, U.K. Counterpart Discuss Defense, Security Prioritiesby Terri Moon Cronk on September 21, 2021 at 6:25 pm
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks met with U.K. National Security Advisor Sir Stephen Lovegrove to reaffirm the U.S.-U.K. bilateral relationship, a Defense Department spokesman said.
- Investigation of Aug. 29 Airstrike in Kabul to Get Its Own Reviewby C. TODD LOPEZ on September 20, 2021 at 9:49 pm
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III asked the secretary of the Air Force to task a military officer — three stars or higher — to review the U.S. Central Command investigation into the Aug. 29 airstrike in Kabul, Pentagon Press Secretary […]
- DOD Marks 10-Year Anniversary of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repealby David Vergun on September 20, 2021 at 9:14 pm
The repeal of ''don't ask, don't tell'' ended the 17-year military personnel policy enforced by the Defense Department and the military services.
- DOD Policy Chief Kahl Discusses Strategic Competition With Baltic Alliesby JIM GARAMONE on September 17, 2021 at 10:20 pm
The Defense Department's undersecretary for policy explained how the strategic competition between the United States, China and Russia should be approached.
- DoD: August 29 Strike in Kabul 'Tragic Mistake,' Kills 10 Civiliansby C. Todd Lopez on September 17, 2021 at 10:16 pm
The strike by a Hellfire missile in Kabul, August 29, which was launched in an effort to kill ISIS-K planners, instead killed 10 civilians, the commander of U.S. Central Command, Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr. said.
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