Analyzing the present, to prepare for the future.

U.S., Zambian Armies Kick Off Land Forces Summit

The summit brings together African and European partner nations, along with academic thought leaders and government officials to discuss and develop cooperative solutions, Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder said.

DOD Combines Adaptation, Mitigation to Confront Climate Change

DOD is actively engaging a two-pronged approach to confront climate change by avoiding the unmanageable while at the same time managing the unavoidable, according to one DOD climate official. 

U.S. Poised to Begin Arms Delivery to Ukraine, Begins Talks on Niger Withdrawal

U.S. officials are poised and ready to begin delivering needed military capabilities to Ukraine following passage of supplemental budget legislation by the House of Representatives, Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder said.

Office Works to Unify DOD Responses, Efforts Across the Globe

DOD must work together to confront its challenges from Russia, China, the Middle East, North Korea and extremist groups, the acting undersecretary of defense for policy said.

NATO-Ukraine Council Looks to Speed Aid to Besieged Country

Ukrainian leaders briefed NATO defense ministers about the situation on the battlefield and the country’s critical needs during a remote meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Council.

DOD Stands Ready to Rush Critically Needed Weapon Systems to Ukraine

The Defense Department stands ready to rush crucial supplies to Ukraine if Congress passes the supplemental request promptly, Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder said.

Austin Lauds Norway’s Increased Defense Spending

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III commended Norway for its plan to reach NATO’s shared commitment to spend at least 2% of its gross domestic product on defense.

DOD, State Department Expand Employment Opportunities for Military Spouses Stationed Overseas

The Defense Department is taking steps to ensure military spouses can continue to thrive in their own careers while accompanying service members on overseas assignments.