Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly a third of Black U.S. military servicemembers reported experiencing racial discrimination, harassment or both during a 12-month period, according to results of a long-withheld Defense Department survey that underscore concerns about racism in the ranks.
The Republican Study Committee, a House group that advocates conservative policies, opposes granting a congressional waiver to retired Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III to serve as Defense Secretary.
It’s a shame, and a missed opportunity—not despite recent events but because of them.
Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment, and Energy John W. Henderson, provided keynote remarks at a virtual B-21 Industry Day on Jan. 11. The virtual event, hosted by the Rapid City Military Advisory Coalition, was held to increase industry awareness about potential construction opportunities that will support the beddown of the newest Air Force stealth bomber.
Joint all-domain command and control is driving change throughout the Air and Space Forces. Check out our latest on the quest for greater interconnectedness across the battlefield.
“To compete with China, DOD needs to focus on spoiling Chinese military and paramilitary success at lower levels on the escalation ladder,” write Bryan Clark and Dan Patt, both of the Hudson Institute. “This is more closely aligned with maneuver warfare concepts like DARPA’s Mosaic Warfare.”
Vice Adm. Johnny Wolfe, director of the U.S. Navy’s Strategic Systems Program, is a key leader in the management of the seaborne leg of the U.S. triad. Leveraging his extensive experience, Wolfe shares his insights into the modernization of the Navy’s Fleet Ballistic Missile Weapons Systems, U.S.-U.K. nuclear deterrence cooperation, and the U.S. Navy-Army joint hypersonic missile development program, among other topics.
The former top leader of the U.S. Air Force has joined one of the world's largest private equity and investment firms, The Blackstone Group, Military.com has learned. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, who retired in August, was named a senior adviser to the New York-based management firm, where he will consult on a wide range of industries, he said in an interview.
The video offers a rare glimpse of an Ohio class guided-missile submarine, one of which is in the region, sailing at periscope depth in tense waters.
A memorial service for famed test pilot and retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager will be livestreamed on Jan. 15 at 11:30 a.m EST. Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to provide opening remarks, and Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David W. Allvin will be the senior USAF official in attendance.