The National Defense Strategy provides a clear road map for the Department of Defense to meet the challenges posed by a re-emergence of long-term strategic competition with China and Russia. The National Defense Strategy acknowledges an increasingly complex global security environment, characterized by overt challenges to the free and open international order.
Using the resources of the federal government and the U.S. private sector, Operation Warp Speed will accelerate the testing, supply, development, and distribution of safe and effective vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to counter COVID-19 by January 2021.
The Defense Department recognizes the service and sacrifice of our military families, and dedicates resources, services, policies and programs to support the more than 2 million uniformed service members and 2.6 million family members across the globe.
Postal operations at Ramstein Air Base have been in ‘holiday mode’ since mid-April with the onset of COVID-19, and with the gift-giving season coming up, postal clerks will be doing their best to ensure everyone gets their packages on time.
The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
In 1943, baseball great Harold Henry “Pee Wee” Reese enlisted in the Navy and was stationed at Norfolk Naval Air Station, Virginia, where he regularly played baseball.
The Defense Department is taking innovative and bold actions to ensure space superiority and secure the nation’s vital interests in space now and in the future.
Former Army 1st Lt. Vivian “Millie” Bailey, who commanded a segregated all-female unit during World War II, marked her 102nd birthday with her first skydive jump.
The “My Military OneSource” mobile app makes it more convenient for service members and their families to access resources from a smartphone.
With extra safety precautions in place due to COVID-19, soldiers from Regional Health Command Europe competed in a Best Medic and Best Warrior competition in Baumholder, Germany.