Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III commented on the President's nomination of Dr. Mara Karlin to serve as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities.
The Defense Department released the memorandum for Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 20) – Department of Defense Guidance for Personnel Traveling During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic.
The Navy’s newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Oakland , will be commissioned in Oakland, California.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced that the president has made general officer nominations.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III signed the bilateral Supplementary Defense Cooperation Agreement with his Norwegian counterpart, Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced today that the president has made a nomination.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced general officer nominations.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced flag officer nominations.
The Department of Defense has approved award of the Armed Forces Service Medal (AFSM) to recognize service members for their qualifying participation in Operation CAPITOL RESPONSE I and II and the Presidential Inauguration. Both Active and Reserve Component members are eligible for such recognition.
The Secretary of Defense has completed an initial review of U.S. Africa Command’s Army Regulation 15-6 investigation into the January 5, 2020, al-Shabaab attack on Cooperative Security Location Manda Bay, Kenya.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III released a statement on the latest Defense Department nominees.
The Defense Department announced the award of a $24,387,200 grant to replace the current school facility with a new Jefferson Elementary School on Fort Riley, Kansas.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with Philippines Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana on the phone today, to reaffirm their shared commitment to the U.S.-Philippines alliance.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III issued a memorandum announcing the Immediate Actions to Counter Extremism in the Department and the Establishment of the Countering Extremism Working Group.
The Biden-Harris Administration today submitted to Congress the President's priorities for fiscal year 2022 discretionary spending. The funding request, totaling $715 billion, invests in the core foundations of our country's strength and advances key Department of Defense priorities to defend the Nation, innovate and modernize the Department, build resilience and readiness, take care of its people, and succeed through teamwork.
The Office of the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced a command senior enlisted leader assignment.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with Federal Councillor Viola Amherd, Switzerland’s Head of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection, and Sport, to exchange views on the global security environment.
Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Amanda Dory participated in a virtual meeting of NATO colleagues from Canada, Lithuania, Poland, and the United Kingdom, the key contributors to Ukraine security assistance.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke by phone with his Finnish counterpart, Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen.
The Defense Department announced a new board of appeals for service members with separation dates on or after Dec. 20, 2019.