The cost of deploying about 26,000 National Guard troops to secure the U.S. Capitol in the wake of the deadly Jan. 6 riot is nearly $500 million, U.S. military officials said Feb. 4.
President Joe Biden’s administration on Feb. 5 announced that the Pentagon had approved the deployment of 1,100 Active-duty troops to assist with COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the United States, a number likely to rise in the coming weeks and months. The pandemic has killed more than 447,000 Americans and thrown millions out of work.
The Biden administration has paused indefinitely two precision guided munition sales to Saudi Arabia, worth as much as $760 million, as part of a new policy aimed at curtailing violence in Yemen, Defense News has learned.
The Air Force Research Laboratory’s WeaponONE is serving as a pathfinder program for Air Force Materiel Command's digital campaign to integrate digital tools into its operations.
Officials described their goals as they begin implementing the Defense Department’s enterprise-wide data strategy.
Military officials are working to recover high powered explosives that vanished from a Southern California installation, according to ABC 10News' sources with close military ties. The explosives disappeared from Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., and now a reward is being offered for their discovery, sources told the outlet.
Those questionable offerings were among about 400 suggestions on what to call members of the military's newest branch, submitted by Air Force and Space Force members before "Guardians" was chosen in December, according to a list provided to Military.com on Feb. 5.