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DOD Priorities: Increasing Health, Energy Resilience, Bolstering Infrastructure

DOD quality of life issues for service members, military construction and toxic chemical cleanup are being addressed in President Joe Biden’s fiscal year 2025 budget request.

Earth Day Highlights DOD’s Efforts to Support Mission, People, Environment

DOD strives to support readiness, resilience, people and the environment in everything it does, the assistant secretary of defense for energy, installations and environment said.

Austin, Brown Underscore Importance of Passing DOD’s Proposed FY25 Budget

The $849.8 billion request aligns with DOD’s top three priorities of defending the nation, taking care of Defense Department personnel and their families and succeeding through teamwork, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said.

Brown: Joint Force Must Continually Drive Change as Threats Evolve

The Defense Department must continually drive change and anticipate emerging threats to meet evolving national security demands, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., said.

Austin Meets Virtually With Chinese Defense Minister for First Time

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with his Chinese counterpart via video teleconference about an assortment of topics, including both regional and global security issues.

Israel, U.S., Partners Neutralize Iranian Airborne Attacks

U.S. Central Command forces, supported by Navy destroyers, destroyed more than 80 one-way attack unmanned aerial vehicles and at least six ballistic missiles during last weekend’s Iranian attack on Israel.

Defense Officials Say Continued Investments in Missile Defense Are Critical Amid Evolving Threats

The threats posed by intermediate and long-range missile technologies in the hands of adversaries are accelerating at a concerning pace, Heidi Shyu, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, said.

Austin Notes Success of Territorial Defeat of ISIS in Iraq

This year marks 10 years of the global coalition to defeat ISIS, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said while hosting a meeting and an enhanced honor cordon to welcome Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani to the Pentagon.