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Good morning everyone – it’s great to be here to celebrate the Army’s 247th birthday. Thank you to those joining us in-person at the Pentagon, as well as those joining us virtually. At the outset, I would like to recognize the 9 soldiers who are here this morning and reenlisting …continue reading

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Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks, in close collaboration with the Director of National Intelligence, directed the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence & Security to establish within the Office of the USD(I&S) the Airborne Object Identification and Management Synchronization Group (AOIMSG) as the successor to the U.S. Navy’s Unidentified …continue reading

Representatives Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Anthony Brown (MD-04), and Veronica Escobar (TX-16) led a bipartisan letter with 36 other House Members urging Department of Defense (DoD) Secretary Mark Esper to clarify active duty personnel policy on prohibited activities surrounding extremist and white supremacist ideology and activity. …continue reading

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The Department of Defense (DoD) is embarking on the most significant transformation in the history of the U.S. national security space program. Space is now a distinct warfighting domain, demanding enterprise-wide changes to policies, strategies, operations, investments, capabilities, and expertise for a new strategic environment. This strategy identifies how DoD …continue reading