March 17, 2016
Dunford Discusses DoD Budget Request at Senate Hearing
Funding within the fiscal year 2017 DoD budget proposal will enable the joint force to confront today’s threats and plan for the future, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. told a Senate panel.
March 13, 2016
Vice Chairman Discusses Defense Deterrence Strategy
The U.S. military aims to counter threats presented by potential adversaries Russia and China through its third offset strategy, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
March 7, 2016
Strategy-Driven Processes Behind Budget Request, Official Says
The fiscal year 2017 budget request addresses current and future threats, said Robert M. Scher, the assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities.
March 3, 2016
Carter Stresses Need for DoD Innovation During Seattle Event
As part of his effort to engage with innovative technology companies, Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke at a Microsoft-hosted breakfast in Seattle.
Feb. 26, 2016
Work Finishes Trip Focusing on U.S. Nuclear Deterrent
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work traveled to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., and Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., to examine the progress of reforms in DoD’s nuclear deterrent.
Feb. 24, 2016
DoD Officials Urge Continued Science, Technology Investments
Investments in science and technology are critical in maintaining the nation's military edge in an increasingly competitive global arena, DoD officials told Congress.
Feb. 12, 2016
DoD Plans Benefit Revision With ‘Blended Retirement’
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has cited a blended retirement system as a key step in modernizing the department’s ability to recruit, retain and maintain talent.
Feb. 1, 2016
Soldier ‘Filled with Gratitude’ at New Family Policies
An Army officer scheduled to give birth by cesarean section said the new 12-week maternity leave period and other new family-focused policies for troops have made her hopeful and grateful.
Dec. 3, 2015
Carter Opens All Military Occupations, Positions to Women
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that beginning in January 2016, all military occupations and positions will be open to women, without exception.
Nov. 18, 2015
Carter Details Force of the Future Initiatives
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said his Force of the Future program is necessary to ensure the Defense Department continues to attract the best people America has to offer.
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