Medics have one of the toughest jobs in the military — saving wounded comrades despite the danger they may face on the battlefield. Army Spc. 5th Class Edgar McWethy Jr. understood that commitment and gave his own life trying to help others in Vietnam.
The Defense Department wants to help its partner contractors, large and small, become better at their own cybersecurity efforts, the deputy assistant of defense for cyber policy said.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is studying the challenges of warfighters dealing with battlefield unpredictability and also creating unpredictability for the adversary, the director of the DARPA's Strategic Technology Office said.
A new National Defense Strategy is in the works and is expected to be completed early next year. When delivered, it will provide a new set of goals and priorities for America's defense.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, are meeting with Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at the Pentagon, Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.
National Guardsmen more than demonstrated their value to America during 2020, and the need for their service has never been greater, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
DOD's fiscal year 2022 budget request allots $5 billion for the Pacific Deterrence Initiative to answer threats from China and maintain U.S. competitive advantages in the Indo-Pacific region, the department’s comptroller said.
The Defense Department honors the nearly 2 million Americans who served in the Korean War and remembers their service and sacrifice, including those wounded during the conflict and those who did not return home.
The Defense Department's budget request will help DOD match its resources to strategy, strategy to policy, and policy to the will of the American people, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III told the House Armed Services Committee.
The Korean War began on June 25, 1950, when North Korean troops, aided by military support from China and the Soviet Union, invaded South Korea with the aim of consolidating the two Koreas into one.