Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Five military medical treatment facilities in the National Capital Region, Texas, and California are participating in a Phase 3 clinical trial testing the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in development under Operation Warp Speed. The DOD sites are actively enrolling study participants, with a goal to recruit up to 1,000 volunteers in each of the three market areas towards the total AstraZeneca clinical trial enrollment of 30,000 people.
The Pentagon is continuing to conduct contact tracing to determine the extent of possible infections among its civilian leaders.
The newest branch of the U.S. armed services pitches its tent on a vast battlefield.
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency took over management of the background investigations process but does not own all of the related IT systems—yet.
Four F-15E Strike Eagles from RAF Lakenheath traveled to Sweden Nov. 12 for a week-long bilateral exercise with American and Swedish special operations forces.
A new and unique virtual training facility at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is keeping the 78th Security Forces Squadron ready and more lethal during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With North Dakota leading the nation's surging COVID-19 outbreak, 60 medical personnel from the U.S. Air Force deployed to help relieve the state's hospital staffing crisis. The team consists primarily of nurses and will divide into specialty units to assist staffs at medical centers in Minot, Bismarck, Fargo, and Grand Forks.
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force has retired its last frontline F-4 Phantom fighter jets as more F-35s wait in the wings.