Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pentagon is adjusting its internal budget review process so that more military and civilian personnel can work from home amid the coronavirus pandemic, Defense One has learned. Instead of requiring the service branches to provide detailed budget requests for fiscal 2022 on June 1, Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist says each branch needs to submit only “major program change proposals” on that date.
Raymond said he is "concerned with our ability to stay ahead of the threat."
President Donald Trump has removed the acting Pentagon inspector general from his position, thus stripping him of his ability to lead the committee overseeing the government’s pandemic response.
Lax security controls at U.S. military hospitals and clinics threaten lives and leave facilities vulnerable to criminal activities such as theft, damage, and terrorism, according to a new investigation by the Defense Department Inspector General.
As his last act as acting Navy Secretary—before James McPherson, who was confirmed as the Army’s number two official just 15 days ago, takes over the newly vacated role—Thomas Modly distributed one final memo to the fleet.
A sailor assigned to the USS Nimitz, a Bremerton, Wash.-based aircraft carrier, tested positive for COVID-19 last week after experiencing symptoms while on board the ship, according to three defense officials familiar with the matter.
President Donald Trump has selected Pamela Powers to perform the duties of the deputy secretary of the Veterans Affairs Department—the highest accountable official on the department’s massive electronic health record modernization program.
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U.S. Africa Command post-strike assessments confirm that one of the three terrorists killed in the command's April 2 precision airstrike was a long-standing, high-ranking leader in the al-Shabab terrorist organization.
With closures at schools across the nation due to COVID-19, the 419th Fighter Wing invited students to use their computers or cellphones to “visit” for a virtual field trip to see the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-35 Lightning II via a video recorded by 419th FW Vice Commander Col. Brian Silkey. “We thought it would be fun to use the technology we have at our fingertips to bring the F-35 to them,” he said. “Ultimately, we want them to know we’re all in this together and we hope that some are inspired to follow their dreams to serve in the U.S. military.”