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Oct. 29, 2018

NATO Official Defines Role of Disarmament in Alliance Strategy

NATO has been a bulwark of defense and deterrence in the world for almost 70 years, and disarmament is part of that equation, the NATO deputy secretary general said at an alliance conference in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Oct. 28, 2018

Dunford Shares Thoughts on Maintaining U.S. Military’s Competitive Advantage

The U.S. military can protect the homeland and fulfill its alliance commitments today, but defense planners must also be concerned about maintaining the competitive advantage in the future, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in an address at the Military Reporters and Editors conference.

Oct. 25, 2018

DOD/GSA Seeks Industry Feedback on Cloud Computing

The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service today issued a request for information to industry for a Department of Defense-wide cloud computing initiative.

Oct. 24, 2018

Pence, Shanahan Detail Progress Made in Space Force

Space is a crucial domain that the United States must continue to exploit and lead in, said Vice President Mike Pence at the fourth meeting of the National Space Council at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington.

Oct. 24, 2018

America Must Guard Transportation/Logistics Advantage

The National Defense Strategy recognizes the importance of this global logistics network, said Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John Broadmeadow, the deputy commander of U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, at the National Defense Transportation Association meeting in National Harbor, Maryland.

Oct. 23, 2018

Indo-Pacific Command Chief Receives Old Salt Award

The Navy continues a tradition as Adm. Kurt Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, turned over the Old Salt award to Adm. Philip Davidson – the commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.

Oct. 22, 2018

ISIS-Controlled Syrian Mosque Destroyed, Navy Ships Transit Taiwan Strait

A U.S.-led coalition airstrike destroyed a Syrian mosque and other buildings used by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria to attack the Syrian Democratic Forces, Army Col. Rob Manning, the Pentagon’s director of press operations, told reporters. And in the Indo-Pacific, two Navy ships conducted a routine transit of the Taiwan Strait.

Oct. 16, 2018

Chiefs of Defense Conference Looks to ‘Win the Peace’ Against Violent Extremism

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted the Counter Violent Extremist Organizations Chiefs of Defense Conference, which drew representatives from 83 nations, including all the U.S. combatant commanders and commanders of counter terrorism operations from around the world.

Oct. 16, 2018

Dunford Asks Defense Chiefs to Guard Against Complacency

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford welcomed chiefs of defense from 82 nations to the third Counter Violent Extremist Organizations conference at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Oct. 15, 2018

Navy, Gerard Butler Collaborate to Tell 21st Century Submarine Yarn

Hollywood came to the Pentagon as actor Gerard Butler spoke to Pentagon reporters about his collaboration with the U.S. Navy in making “Hunter Killer,” a submarine movie.

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