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July 21, 2016

Enemy Mine: Underwater Drones Hunt Buried Targets, Save Lives

Navy physicists, engineers, researchers and developers continue to bring the “force of the future” to today’s warfighters, delving deeper into underwater counter-mine and irregular warfare technology that saves lives, ships and dollars.

June 29, 2016

Deputy Defense Secretary Speaks to Children at Education Seminar

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, who was a military child and parent, answered questions from a panel of children from military families during the Military Child Education Coalition’s 18th annual National Training Seminar.

June 23, 2016

Carter Visits Research Center, ROTC Cadets During Trip

The American military needs quality personnel and the agility to ensure they are equipped better than any enemy, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a visit to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division in Crane, Indiana.

June 22, 2016

U.S. Military’s Cyber Capabilities Provide Strength, Challenges, Official Says

The U.S. military's cyber capabilities provide a great strength as well as challenges, Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles L. Moore Jr., the Joint Staff’s deputy director of global operations, told the House Armed Services Committee.

June 22, 2016

Cyber Command Deputy Details Formation of Cyber Mission Force

The deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command detailed the command’s efforts to build capabilities and capacity in the Cyber Mission Force during his testimony before the House Armed Services Committee.

June 22, 2016

DoD Requires ‘Culture of Cybersecurity' to Safeguard Networks, Official Says

The Defense Department has made significant progress in implementing its cyber strategy, the acting assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense and global security told a House panel.

June 22, 2016

DoD Releases Policy for Civilian Employee Phased Retirement Program

A new human resources tool allows retirement-eligible full-time Defense Department civilian employees to request to work part-time while receiving a portion of their retirement annuity.

June 10, 2016

Carter Stresses Importance of Innovation to Warfighters

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is looking at the intersection between technology and defense as the logical place for emphasis as he continues to put in place programs and organizations to meet the needs of warfighters in an increasingly competitive world.

June 9, 2016

Carter Unveils Next Wave of Force of the Future Initiatives

Defense Secretary Ash Carter today announced the next steps in his Force of the Future initiative to modernize the rules and regulations that govern how the Defense Department recruits, develops and retains service members and civilian employees.

June 1, 2016

DoD Ramps Up Training on Blended Retirement System

The Defense Department kicks-off a training program for the new Blended Retirement System for military members. The new retirement system will affect some 2.2 million people.

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