An entry in the Dec. 21 Daily Report misstated the title of an officer involved in the planning of B-52 exercises in the South China Sea. Capt. Chandler Anderson is the 34th Bomb Squadron assistant flight commander, airborne mission commander, and instructor weapon systems officer on the sortie. The entry has been corrected.
The U.S. supports “a stronger and more capable” European defense, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III said during an Oct. 22 press conference in Brussels—but that defense should not duplicate the functions and capabilities of the NATO alliance.