Defense Official Says Food Insecurity Is a Readiness, National Security Issue

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The Defense Department creates a poster each year in advance of POW/MIA Recognition Day, which highlights the department's ongoing efforts to provide the fullest possible accounting of the service members still missing from past conflicts.

The commander of U.S. Space Command discussed the command's role and its reliance on a variety of partnerships at the McCrary Institute/Space Policy Institute's "Securing Space" discussion.

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke of the need for partnerships to combat COVID-19 – relationships that are also necessary to create a stronger, more prosperous Indo-Pacific – one where no one nation calls the shots.

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III emphasized partnership with the United States during a speech in Singapore, saying America is a reliable friend to countries in Southeast Asia.

Army veteran Jan Clover Gougeon served in Vietnam and then turned his attention to building and racing boats, winning numerous competitions and a creating safer sailboats.

Understanding and dealing with climate change is important to national security and, therefore, to the Defense Department, the senior climate advisor to the defense secretary said.

The Defense Department came up with a four-pronged concept to deter China and Russia from possible future aggression, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

Soldier-athlete Army 1st Lt. Amber English won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, breaking an Olympic record with 56 shots.

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III arrived in Singapore for the first trip by a cabinet-level official in the Biden administration to the crucial region. He will highlight America's role in creating stability in the region and say the U.S. is a reliable partner.

Gen. Louis H. Wilson Jr. retired as the commandant of the Marine Corps in the late 1970s, but he made a name for himself long before that. During World War II, his heroics were vital to the U.S. recapture of Guam. His efforts earned him the Medal of Honor.