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Nov. 17, 2016

Army Secretary: Capabilities More Important Than Numbers of Soldiers

Army Secretary Eric Fanning told attendees at the Defense One Summit that the Army needs to stop talking strictly about the numbers of its soldiers and focus on the capabilities the service needs.

Nov. 17, 2016

Carter Meets Air Force Instructors in Texas, Discusses Future Force

Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas, where he spoke about “building the Force of the Future.”

Nov. 14, 2016

Carter: Ties to Tech, Innovation Communities Critical To DoD

The ties between the Defense Department and commercial technology and innovation keep the U.S. military agile as it meets today’s challenges and remains ready for the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

Nov. 2, 2016

Carter Thanks Troops for Service at Fort Leonard Wood

Defense Secretary Ash Carter thanked troops at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, for all they do in supporting security efforts at home and around the world. As part of a multi-state trip highlighting Force of the Future initiatives, Carter toured Fort Leonard Wood and spoke with troops afterward.

Nov. 2, 2016

Carter Thanks Troops for Service at Fort Leonard Wood

Defense Secretary Ash Carter thanked troops at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, for all they do in supporting security efforts at home and around the world. As part of a multi-state trip highlighting Force of the Future initiatives, Carter toured Fort Leonard Wood and spoke with troops afterward.

Nov. 2, 2016

Defense Department Seeks Ideas for Preserving U.S. Competitive Advantage

Pentagon officials are inviting individuals and groups to submit papers to identify innovative means of preserving the United States' competitive military advantage in a rapidly changing world.

Nov. 2, 2016

Carter Pledges Commitment to Troops, Describes Challenges at ‘Stand Up for Heroes’

Defense Secretary Ash Carter lauded service members, veterans and families for their sacrifices and announced new Force of the Future outreach efforts to attract and retain the best talent in the nation during remarks at the 10th annual VIP reception for “Stand Up for Heroes” in New York City.

Nov. 1, 2016

Carter Announces New Recruiting, ROTC Links to Force of the Future

Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke to an audience at The City College of New York, saying new efforts to expand military recruiting and to reinvigorate the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC, program on college campuses is designed to attract a broader segment of young people into military and public service.

Oct. 28, 2016

Carter to Implement 3 Recommendations from Defense Innovation Board

Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s new Defense Innovation Board recommended to the department several novel practices for improving innovation at the Pentagon -- Carter announced he would implement three of them at the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ event, Assessing the Third Offset Strategy.

Oct. 14, 2016

DoD Decision Breathes New Life into Critical OCX Satellite Program

An Air Force program that will provide a vital new command system for the global positioning system satellite constellation in the shortest time possible will continue despite cost growth, as contractor adjustments have made substantial progress in the program.

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