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Aug. 31, 2018

Deputy Secretary Discusses Future of Space Force at Space and Missile Systems Center

Space is a contested environment, and the United States must deploy new tools, new capabilities and the right leadership to ensure dominance in that environment, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.

Aug. 28, 2018

Dunford: U.S. Forces Busy Implementing Defense Strategy Worldwide

U.S. service members operate as part of a whole-of-government strategic approach to the world, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff gave a snapshot of the breadth of the military's global commitment during a Pentagon news conference.

Aug. 2, 2018

Stratcom Commander Discusses Integration, Allies in Deterrence

The commander of U.S. Strategic Command highlighted integration and the seamless flow of information as important parts of deterrence as he closed out a two-day deterrence symposium in La Vista, Neb.

Aug. 2, 2018

Air Mobility Command Chief Looks Toward Supplying Forces From Space

Deliveries from space are going to happen, and the Defense Department must be ready to capitalize on the capability when it happens, the commander of the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command told the Defense Writers Group in Washington.

Aug. 2, 2018

Stratcom Commander Highlights Readiness of the Force

The men and women of U.S. Strategic Command are ready to respond to any threat, Stratcom’s commander, Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, said at a deterrence symposium in La Vista, Neb.

July 2, 2018

Global Integration Seeks to Buy Leaders Decision Time, Increase ‘Speed of Relevance’

Under the new National Defense Strategy, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his successors must work to speed senior leaders’ decision-making, integrate operations worldwide and deliver forces capable of winning against any possible adversary.

May 24, 2018

U.S. Military Seeks to Be More Lethal, Including in Space, Mattis Says

The military is seeking to be more lethal in all domains, including space, and U.S. Northern Command will have to change to meet the challenges of the future, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.

May 18, 2018

Trump, NATO Secretary General Discuss Alliance at White House Meeting

President Donald J. Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed alliance unity and the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels in July during a meeting at the White House.

May 12, 2018

NORAD: 60 Years of Keeping North America Safe, Vice Chairman Says

The North American Aerospace Defense Command, a building block of deterrence, remains as vital and relevant today as it was when it was formed, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said at a ceremony marking the U.S.-Canadian organization's 60th anniversary at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

May 2, 2018

Changing World Situation Requires Resilient Nuclear Posture, DoD Official Says

The deputy undersecretary of defense for policy said that the world has changed and America’s nuclear strategy has to change as well, while speaking at a Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies seminar on Capitol Hill.

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