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Detection of missile threats on a global scale is perhaps the number one capability needed by the Defense Department because if a missile cannot be identified, it can't be destroyed, the vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said.

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Jennifer Williamson, who recently saved three men from drowning, said "that's just what we do in our service."

For service members who have religious objections to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, the path for how they might seek an exception is defined by their individual military service's regulations, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.

A Defense Department official testified about U.S. security assistance in the Middle East before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on the Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism, emphasizing five vital points.

The commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command described threats from Russia and China and the battles against wildfires, hurricanes, cyberattacks and COVID-19 during a speech.

Roberto Clemente proved to be among the best to ever play the game of baseball. He also served in the Marine Corps as a reserve infantryman.

By mid-September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III will request a waiver from President Joe Biden to make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for service members, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said. 

The situation in Afghanistan hinges on Afghan civilian and military leadership, the Pentagon press secretary said during a news conference.

The COVID-19 vaccine will be mandatory for service members by mid-September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said in a message to the force.

Most of the more than 3,500 men who received the Medal of Honor earned it for actions taken during a conflict. Navy Rear Adm. Claud A. Jones is one of the few who received it for his heroics during a mysterious natural disaster.

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