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military commanders, additionally, have the ability to ban cell phones from other locations, officials said. the Pentagon includes dozens ... One official said a thorough ban on personal cellular devices in the Pentagon would create logistical challenges and prove difficult to enforce. Those challenges would ...
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- A live-fire missile defense test conducted early Wednesday in Hawaii was unsuccessful, Pentagon officials acknowledged Thursday. "It did not meet our objectives," said Dana White, a Pentagon spokeswoman. "But we learn something all the time with these tests. We learned ...

U.S. Army Reserve 1st Lt. Katherine Branham of the 41th Theatre engineering Command compares her airplane with a high school STEM students during the U.S. army All-American Bowl week Go Army Experience Zone Ten80 STEM workshop Jan. 5, 2018, at Sunset Station in San Antonio, Texas.
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon Jr. will brief reporters on the strategy tomorrow at the Pentagon, she said. The Nuclear Posture Review will confirm the importance of the nuclear ...
Safety of DoD Members, Families Drives Electronic Device Review, Official Says ... A service member looks at a fitness app on his smartphone at the Pentagon, Feb. ... "You have to also consider the fact that we have been attacked, bases have been attacked," White said at a Pentagon news conference.
All 133 Cyber Mission Force teams are on schedule to achieve full operational capability by September, Cybercom officials said. Another signal of the command's growing importance is the implementation of Operation Gladiator Shield. The order organizes the DoDIN into operational areas and designates ...

The officials added that the review was ordered after Mattis expressed his intent to ban personal cell phones in the Pentagon. A defense official told CNN that the intelligence about the risk of cell phone vulnerabilities that drove the Pentagon's review is the same intelligence that helped lead to a similar ban ...
Modernization has been the sacrificial lamb in the recent budget wars, and this strategy reemphasizes the importance of modernization, Pentagon officials said. The strategy specifically states the United States must modernize the nuclear triad. It also emphasizes the importance of space and cyberspace as ...
Remnants of the terror group continue to operate in Iraq, but improved Iraqi security forces are able to manage that threat, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. told reporters during the weekly Pentagon briefing. McKenzie is the director of the ...
Combating human trafficking is a responsibility the Defense Department takes very seriously, Anthony M. Kurta, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for military personnel policy, said today. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery, he added. "It not only destroys the lives of those victimized, but also ...
It was Rood's work overseeing Lockheed's overseas arms sales and the possibility that he could again deal with it as a Pentagon official that triggered Warren's opposition. She and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., had grilled Rood about a potential conflict of interest before Senate Armed Services Committee in ...
the Pentagon has requested specific programme exceptions in case it must continue to operate under a restrictive stop-gap budget, and the list is especially heavy on the sort of munitions that have been spent during ramped-up campaigns in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan. Congress passed another ...
Southwest Asia, Dec. 31, 2017 -- The first group of Iraqi border Guard Force members graduated today from a 12-day program conducted by members of the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Graphic of ...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 28, 2017 -- The coalition's efforts against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have been successful, but there is still much to do to eradicate the group, British Army Maj. Gen. Felix Gedney told Pentagon reporters yesterday. American artillery soldiers respond to a fire mission somewhere in Iraq in support ...
Existence of advanced UFOs 'beyond reasonable doubt', says ex-Pentagon official who ran secret US government programme ... The unit, which the Department of Defence (DoD) insisted was terminated in 2012, produced documents that described sightings of aircraft travelling at extremely high speeds ...
He said the program sought to identify what had been seen, either through tools or eyewitness reports, and then "ascertain and determine if that information is a potential threat to national security." "We found a lot," Elizondo said. The former Pentagon official said they identified "anomalous" aircraft that were ...
Spending for the program totaled at least $22 million, according to former Pentagon officials and documents seen by The Washington Post, but the funding officially ended in 2012. "It was determined that there were other, higher priority issues that merited funding and it was in the best interest of the DoD to ...

Which was how the Pentagon wanted it. For years, the program investigated reports of unidentified flying objects, according to Defense Department officials, interviews with program participants and records obtained by The New York Times. It was run by a military intelligence official, Luis Elizondo, on the ...
"While DoD maintains expert counterterrorism forces -- the best in the world, bar none -- capable of conducting precision air strikes and complex raids to protect our interests, we are focused principally on helping our partners build their own capabilities and expand their capacity to fight these terrorist ...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 -- The Defense Department is starting the first agencywide financial audit in its history, Pentagon officials announced today. Defense Department comptroller David L. Norquist and chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White spoke during the Pentagon news conference, in which they also ...
Spending for the program totaled at least $22 million, according to former Pentagon officials and documents seen by The Washington Post, but the funding officially ended in 2012. "It was determined that there were other, higher priority issues that merited funding and it was in the best interest of the DoD to ...
These strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to destroy ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The destruction of ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria also further limits the group's ability to project terror and conduct external operations throughout the region and the rest of the world, task force officials said.
Pentagon officials Say Transgender People Can Enlist In Military Next Year ... Pentagon officials say starting on Jan. 1, 2018 ... President Trump has opposed allowing transgender people to serve, but the Pentagon decision comes as courts are ruling against efforts to bar transgender enlistment. facebook ...
Approving the plan would also end the special authority that Mr. Trump bestowed on the top State Department official for Somalia to pause the military's offensive operations in that country if he saw problems emerging, the officials said. the Pentagon has objected to that arrangement as an infringement on ...
In late 2016, reports emerged that Pentagon officials had "buried an internal study that exposed $125 billion in administrative waste in its business ... As for how the audit would work, Jim Garamone of the official DoD news agency reports that the department's Office of the Inspector General has "hired ...
The current official troop count under an accounting system known as the Force Management Level does not always reflect the U.S. commitment on the ground accurately, as commanders bring in temporary forces or hire more contractors. Pentagon officials in August, for example, acknowledged that there ...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2017 -- The United States has about 5,200 troops in Iraq and 2,000 in Syria, and those numbers are trending down, Pentagon officials said here today. Pentagon spokesman army Col. Robert Manning announced the numbers in compliance with Defense Secretary James N. Mattis' direction to give ...
The Defense Department Inspector General (DoD IG) -- in reviewing 2,502 convictions handled in the military court system in 2015 and 2016 -- found that the army, navy, Air Force and Marine Corps failed to submit fingerprint cards to the FBI in 601, or 24 percent, of the cases. Officials in all four branches ...
The GAO outlined deficiencies in a report by the Pentagon that sought to establish roles and responsibilities for some of these defense organizations when they ... "DOD officials acknowledged to us that there are a number of planning and guidance documents that need to be updated to clarify roles and ...
These strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to destroy ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The destruction of ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria also further limits the group's ability to project terror and conduct external operations throughout the region and the rest of the world, task force officials said.
the Pentagon inspector general's report found that the number of allegations looked at by the IG against senior Department of Defense officials "has increased over the past several years." According to the report "there was a 13 percent increase in complaints alleging misconduct by senior officials from FY ...
But Jim Mattis has proven to be an unconventional Pentagon chief in his dealings with ... who often took 10 to 12 members of the media on official travel, and always ... Pentagon officials insist the makeup of the traveling press ...
The senior Pentagon official in charge of the war court has upheld a .... Standards of Conduct Office, and the DoD General Counsel's Office, ...
Southwest Asia, Nov. 20, 2017 -- U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 16 strikes consisting of ...
Pentagon's official account retweets call for Trump resignation, calls it an ... called on Trump and high-profile male officials accused in recent ...
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 -- It is too soon to tell if there may be an opening for talks with North Korea about denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, ...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - the Pentagon's No. 2 civilian official on Wednesday pushed greater burden sharing for United Nations ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - the Pentagon's chief weapons buyer is eager to speed ... and logistics Ellen Lord will be the Pentagon's most senior official at the ... fast-growing Chinese and Israeli rivals, senior U.S. officials said.
Officials from the FDA would have to meet quarterly with Pentagon officials to figure out the military's top priorities (the bill specifically mentions ...
US officials told the Associated Press that all of those extra troops have ... Special Operations troops excluded from the Pentagon's official force count ... As recently as late October, the DoD suggested that US troop levels in ...
Ahead of their comeback with "DEMO_02," PENTAGON has revealed their official light stick and new slogan! The new goods will be available ...
For example, task force officials explained, a single aircraft delivering a single weapon against a lone ISIS vehicle is one strike, but so is multiple aircraft ...
A Pentagon official ordered the release Friday of a Marine Corps general who was sentenced to 21 days confinement to quarters in connection ...
OZAUKEE COUNTY -- A rumor claiming the national power grid will be knocked out for several days is causing panic on social media.
Both official DoD comparison calculators and the accompanying courses are the only calculator tools endorsed by DoD, officials said.
Elements of the US Department of Defense (DOD) will conduct a ... who despite the patch ironed onto his shirt is not official law enforcement; ...
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 -- Defense Department officials told the Senate Homeland security and governmental Affairs Committee yesterday how DoD has ...
DoD: Mattis Won't Ignore climate change Threats Despite White House Pressure ... poses to bases and national security, a senior Pentagon official said ... answers that Pentagon officials helped craft in response to senators' ...
Seoul, Oct. 27, 2017 -- The South Korean military is among the best in the world, and it is the largest part of the force that will "fight, tonight" if North Korea ...
the Pentagon is investigating whether the mission was altered after the unit left its operating base, he said. American forces in Niger operate ...


 

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