Month: May 2024

Analyzing the present, to prepare for the future.

Army Opens New Munitions Facility

Among an assortment of production capabilities, the Universal Artillery Projectile Lines facility will increase the Army’s ability to produce 155 mm munitions, Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh said.

Harris Calls on Air Force Academy Graduates to Extend U.S. Air, Space Power

The United States’ air and space supremacy is critical to maintaining global peace and security as the nation faces evolving national security challenges, Vice President Kamala Harris told U.S. Air Force Academy graduates.

Pentagon Officials Underscore NATO’s Value in Webinar With DOD Students

Pentagon officials fielded questions from students at Defense Department schools from across the U.S. and Europe as part of a webinar focused on the NATO alliance.

Defense Department Conducts Recover, Repair Mission for Temporary Pier After Heavy Sea States

The Defense Department is working to recover three of four vessels associated with its temporary humanitarian aid pier in Gaza after rough seas caused the motorized sections to run aground May 25, the Pentagon announced.

National Guard Prepared to Support Local Communities as Hurricane, Wildfire Seasons Approach

The National Guard remains at the ready to support local communities as states prepare for natural disasters and extreme weather events, officials said.

U.S., Angolan Defense Leaders Discuss Deepening Cooperation

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III welcomed Angolan Defense Minister Joao Ernesto dos Santos to the Pentagon to continue talks begun when Austin visited the African nation in September.

Nation’s Leaders Honor Fallen Heroes

President Joe Biden and Defense Department leaders honored fallen veterans and their families during Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

Biden: Range of Missions Increasing as Pace of World Change Accelerates

The increasing variety of missions that service members are carrying out today is a reflection of a world that is rapidly changing, President Joe Biden told graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.