U.S. Department of Defense

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:18
At the first-ever U.N. Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial in London last night, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that the Defense Department will add to already substantial U.S. contributions to U.N. peacekeeping operations.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 07:24
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff today said the new National Military Strategy takes into account increasing disorder in the world and the erosion of America’s comparative advantage.
Friday, June 19, 2015 - 10:40
The inaugural “Report on Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan,” a report to Congress in accordance with Section 1225 of the Carl Levin and Howard P. “Buck” McKeon National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015 (Public Law 113-291), was provided to Congress yesterday evening. This report covers December 1, 2014 to May 31.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 07:03
The NATO Allied Command Transformation Military Committee will meet here this week to solidify decisions that will ensure training and operations alignment for future effectiveness among its 28 partner nations, senior officials said in a press conference yesterday.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:32
Such partnerships are not limited to humanitarian operations. Operations such as those in Libya, countering pirates off Somalia, in Afghanistan and in Iraq were performed by coalitions.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 12:34
Today’s success clearly demonstrates that the Afghan people have chosen their future of progress and opportunity, the ISAF release said.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 12:29
The low level of violence and high voter turnout, Dunford told Hagel, were credits to how far the Afghan security forces have progressed in competence and capability.
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 08:56
“The Northern Distribution Network, part of which flows through Russia, consists of five different options for how we move cargo in and out of Afghanistan,” Selva said. Transcom may have to look at alternatives to overflight or transit through Russia, he added.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 13:04
The request is $0.4 billion less than the enacted FY 2014 appropriation and is consistent with the current budget caps.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:44
Given these countries’ systemic lack of training, maintenance, and standardization, dating back to the Soviet era, DoD has provided modernized CN equipment, training, and facility investments.