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Dec. 5, 2018

America Bids Goodbye to President George H.W. Bush

Eulogies hailed former President George Herbert Walker Bush as both a great and a good man at a state funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral.

Dec. 5, 2018

NATO Agrees: Russia in Material Breach of INF Treaty

NATO allies agree that Russia is in material breach of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, and have decided to start planning for a post-INF Treaty world, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in Brussels.

Dec. 4, 2018

Centcom’s 20 Nations Present Vexing Challenges, Nominee Tells Senate

The 20 countries that make up the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility are as diverse and unique as any in the world, but they also present a vexing set of challenges, Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. told the Senate Armed Forces Committee.

Dec. 4, 2018

Near-Peer Competition Means Relook at Special Ops Missions, Socom Nominee Tells Congress

The shift of the National Defense Strategy to confronting near-peer competitors will continue the demand for special operations forces, the president’s nominee to be the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said at his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing.

Dec. 4, 2018

Analyst Wins Top CIO Award For Insider Threat Detection Efforts

At the 2018 DOD Chief Information Officer Annual Awards for Cyber and Information Technology Excellence ceremony at the Pentagon, a U.S. Strategic Command cyberthreat analyst won an individual award for her work in developing a matrix aimed at identifying insider threats.

Dec. 1, 2018

Mattis: Bush Taught Others to Live ‘A Life without Regret’

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis spoke for all members of the Defense Department in expressing sorrow for the passing of President George H. W. Bush today during his remarks at the Reagan Defense Forum in California.

Dec. 1, 2018

Defense Strategy Arresting Erosion of U.S. Military Advantage

The world is awash in change, but the new National Security Strategy serves as a rock of stability for the nation and like-minded countries, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said today at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California.

Dec. 1, 2018

Tributes Flow in as Nation Mourns Passing of George H.W. Bush

President Donald J. Trump has declared Dec. 5 as a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night at age 94.

Dec. 1, 2018

Bush’s Legacy Includes Decisive Military Action

President George H.W. Bush has died at age 94.

Nov. 29, 2018

DOD AI Industry Day Fosters Relationships With Industry, Academia

In its continued efforts to develop and deploy artificial intelligence to address some of the nation’s toughest defense challenges, the Defense Department, in coordination with Army Research Lab, hosted its second AI Industry Day in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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