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March 8, 2019

Transcom Commander: Sealift Fleet Urgently Needs Recapitalization

The need is urgent to recapitalize on U.S. Transportation Command’s sealift fleet, the Transcom commander said on Capitol Hill.

March 6, 2019

Where Animal and Human Health Research Coincide

During patient rounds at the Defense Department’s Joint Pathology Center, veterinarians taking part in the Veterinary Pathology Residency Program examine slides of canine tissue on a multiheaded microscope. They agree on the diagnosis of a lymphoma — cancer — in a military working dog, as the director of the veterinary pathology residency program encourages their observations and conclusions.

March 5, 2019

Send More Boats, Eucom Commander Tells Senate

More maritime power, including surface vessels and anti-submarine capability, are needed in Europe to counter threats there, the commander of U.S. European Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

March 5, 2019

Selva Discusses How Chaplains Should Interact with Commanders

Military chaplains have a role at every level of the armed services, and the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff urged them to become versed in all the missions they can perform.

March 1, 2019

Proper Eating Increases Health Benefits, Readiness

An Air Force veteran of 18 years and dietitian said the food in military dining facilities has improved dramatically in terms of nutritional value and healthy eating choices.

March 1, 2019

Officials Explain U.S. Space Force Need, Culture

The U.S. Space Force will allow the Defense Department to deliver space capabilities and results faster, better and ahead of adversaries, Pentagon officials said.

March 1, 2019

DOD Sends Space Force Legislation to Congress

The Defense Department has proposed legislation that would create the U.S. Space Force as the sixth branch of the armed forces.

Feb. 28, 2019

NATO Secretary General Touts Trans-Atlantic Unity at Slovakian Convocation

As NATO approaches its 70th anniversary, the alliance sustains its relevance by maintaining the trans-Atlantic bonds in the face of different challenges, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in Kosic, Slovakia.

Feb. 28, 2019

Bush Service Dog Joins Ranks at Walter Reed

Sully, the celebrated yellow Labrador retriever that was the service dog of former President George H.W. Bush, has joined the ranks of working dogs at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center here.

Feb. 26, 2019

DOD Leaders Brief Congress on IT, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance

Senior Defense Department officials testified on the department’s information technology, cybersecurity and information assurance efforts at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee’s panel on intelligence, emerging threats, and capabilities.

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