Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
He will advise the Space Force’s enlisted corps and will serve as an adviser to Chief of Space Operations Gen. Jay Raymond and Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett.
Intelligence officials have told the White House for weeks that China has vastly understated the spread of the coronavirus and the damage the pandemic has done.
He’s flown bombing missions through Iraqi anti-aircraft fire and planned America’s air war against the Islamic State group. But nothing prepared Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria for coronavirus, suicides, and a struggle to bring online learning and social distancing to what could be the nation’s most close-knit college campus.
Defense Department acquisition officials have released answers to frequently asked questions about implementing new guidance to increase progress payments to contractors during the COVID-19 crisis.
Military medical support in New York City, New Orleans, and Dallas will expand to include COVID-19 patients, and the Navy hospital ship in New York Harbor will begin pier-side screening to reduce the backlog at hospitals, the Pentagon announced the morning of April 3. The shift comes after commanders of the USNS hospital ships Mercy and Comfort said they’ve remained mostly vacant since they arrived in Los Angeles and New York City, respectively.
The defense giant also said it would give bonuses to employees who can’t work from home.
Here is the latest map of where Veterans Affairs medical center coronavirus cases and deaths are located across America.
"Basically, if that's where the bulk of the data is, then we will work where the data exists," David Gauthier, head of NGA's Commercial and Business Operations Group, said about using commercial imagery analysis.
The number of military installations with known contamination or suspected discharges of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, continues to rise, according to an environmental advocacy group keeping tally based on information obtained from the Defense Department.
Recent studies suggest that a loss of smell may be a symptom of COVID-19.