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Dec. 21, 2016

DoD Crowdsourcing Effort Produces Innovative Operational Approaches

A crowdsourcing effort designed to inspire creative thinking on Defense Department operational challenges has produced two primary submissions and several others that will be presented for consideration directly to top officials in the department.

Dec. 8, 2016

Six Decades of Sustained DoD Support Underlies DARPA Innovation

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's director said during a panel discussion on leadership of innovative organizations that Defense Department support for the agency has led to stealth, artificial intelligence, the internet and more.

Dec. 8, 2016

DoD Officials Honor Defense Acquisition Workforce Professionals

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall hosted his final Defense Acquisition Workforce awards ceremony, recognizing individuals and organizations who distinguished themselves in the field for best practices, professionalism and excellence.

Dec. 4, 2016

Carter: Determined to Ensure Successor Inherits 'Same Level of Excellence'

Invited to deliver closing remarks at the Reagan National Defense Forum, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said, “It’s been my mission through my actions as secretary to ensure that my successors, and my successor's successors, inherit that same level of excellence" that he inherited from his predecessors.

Dec. 2, 2016

Deputy Secretary Discusses Last Official Trip, DoD Transition

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work sat down with reporters to discuss his upcoming visits with two defense contractors, the Reagan National Defense Forum, and what a changing defense leadership means for innovation and the third offset strategy.

Dec. 1, 2016

DoD CIO Awardees Excel in Cyber, IT

The recipients of the 2016 Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Award for Cyber and Information Technology Excellence represent advancements in IT and cyber from the department's front lines, DoD’s Chief Information Officer said.

Dec. 1, 2016

Dunford: Global Security Environment Has Implications for Joint Force

The United States is the world’s indispensable nation, but that status is not guaranteed and military leaders must continue to look for new, innovative ways to maintain U.S. leadership in the future, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during a speech in New York City.

Nov. 30, 2016

Most-Senior Service NCOs Attend Pentagon Conference

Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, convened the 2016 Defense Senior Enlisted Council at the Pentagon, giving senior noncommissioned officers an opportunity to share ideas across the joint force.

Nov. 18, 2016

Air Force Chief Discusses Changing Face of War

New technologies, new tactics, new threats, limited budgets -- all these have combined to change the face of warfare in the 21st century, and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein is among the leaders sorting out just what that will mean.

Nov. 18, 2016

Carter Praises Special Operations, Criticizes Continuing Resolution

America’s special operations forces are a potent part of the “Force of the Future,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters yesterday in Florida, where he visited Hurlburt Field and Eglin Air Force Base as part of a four-day trip that also included stops in California and Texas.

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