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DOD Undersecretary Shares Tech Career Advice With Women 

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 21:33:48 GMT
Throughout her career, Heidi Shyu was no stranger to discrimination. The under secretary of defense for research and engineering, shared some of her early experiences and advice in the workplace in a Women in Technology summit.

Austin, Milley Welcome New Transcom Commander 

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 18:47:00 GMT
Aside from the competence of its troops, America's greatest military advantage is the ability to deploy and sustain service members anywhere in the world, and U.S. Transportation Command is at the heart of that capability, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said.

Why Small Businesses Are Essential to U.S. National Security 

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 21:54:17 GMT
Small businesses are the engines of the U.S. economy, the heartbeat of communities, the sources of U.S. global economic strength and important to national security.

While China's Intimidation of Taiwan Continues, U.S. Remains Committed to Taiwanese Self-Defense 

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 22:28:00 GMT
Despite the recent Chinese show of force, the U.S. will continue to support a peaceful resolution of cross-strait issues, consistent with the wishes and best interests of the people of Taiwan, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.

General Says Planning, Connectivity Were Keys to Afghanistan Evacuation 

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 19:57:00 GMT
Members of U.S. Transportation Command integrated with representatives of the U.S. Central Command and the Joint Staff to plan and execute the retrograde operation of U.S. forces and equipment from Afghanistan, Air Force Maj. Gen. Corey J. Martin said.

Summit Highlights DOD's Cybersecurity Initiatives, Challenges 

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 21:12:00 GMT
Seven pillars make up the Defense Department's cybersecurity architecture, DOD's chief information security officer and deputy chief information officer said at the Billington CyberSecurity Summit.

DISA Director Says Common Access Card Showing Age 

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 19:26:00 GMT
The director of the Defense Information Systems Agency said he thinks it might be time to look for better ways for Defense Department personnel to prove who they are to gate guards, computers and chow hall personnel.

DOD Must Pivot to Counter Climate Change, Official Says 

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 18:17:00 GMT
The Defense Department has to understand what's happening to the climate and how to mitigate or adapt to the effects and then be part of the solution, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for environment and energy resilience said.

General Says Artificial Intelligence Will Play Important Role in Network Defense 

Fri, 08 Oct 2021 17:17:00 GMT
Attacks by hostile governments and criminal networks on civilian and DOD cyberspace assets are constant threats, and as artificial intelligence grows in cyberspace, it will become a target as well, the director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center said.

DOD Finds Top-Notch, Reliable Defense Partner, Supplier in Italy 

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 22:36:00 GMT
Italy has been one of the nations the U.S. military depends on for both defense relations and military supplies and equipment, like weapon systems, small arms, chemicals and aircraft components.

DOD Official Discusses Cybersecurity Priorities at Billington Summit 

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 21:31:00 GMT
The Defense Department is becoming smarter about cybersecurity and is at an inflection point, Kelly Fletcher, performing the duties of the chief information officer, said.

DOD Announces Plan to Tackle Climate Crisis 

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 14:32:00 GMT
The Department of Defense Climate Adaptation Plan articulates a bold vision for climate adaptation and aligns adaptation and resilience efforts with the department's warfighting mission.

More Stable Networks Among DOD Cloud Goals for Outside U.S. 

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 22:08:14 GMT
This spring, the Defense Department spelled out a strategy for cloud computing outside the continental United States, or OCONUS, including ways to better support service members at the tactical edge.

Austin Welcomes Polish Counterpart to Pentagon for Discussions 

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 21:42:00 GMT
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III welcomed Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak to the Pentagon for meetings the countries' ties have grown closer since the nation joined NATO in 1999.

Official Says Peace, Security in Middle East Are Possible Through Partnerships 

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 20:45:00 GMT
Integrated deterrence and a whole-of-government approach with allies and partners across the Middle East are key to enabling peace and stability in the region, a Defense Department official said.

New Threats to NATO Demand Old Solution: Unity, Stoltenberg Says 

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 21:41:00 GMT
The world faces uncertainty with threats not only from nation states like China and Russia, but from climate change, cyber attacks as well as new terror groups, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made a compelling case that the only way to face these threats is together.

All DOD Personnel Now Receive Continuous Security Vetting 

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 18:00:15 GMT
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency has successfully enrolled all Defense Department service members, civilians and contractors with a security clearance into its current continuous vetting program.

NATO's Stoltenberg Visits Pentagon, Meets With Austin to Discuss Alliance Future 

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 20:10:00 GMT
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III thanked NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg for all he's done to hold the alliance together and modernize it.

Redesigned Joint Staff Badge Reflects Addition of Newest Military Service 

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 17:34:00 GMT
The seal for the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been redesigned to reflect the addition of the Space Force, the newest military service.

Hicks Discusses DOD Issues, Career Advice in 'Smart Women, Smart Power' 

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 22:11:00 GMT
The first woman in the No. 2 leadership position at the Defense Department, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen H. Hicks, discussed myriad military issues at the ''Smart Women, Smart Power'' event.


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