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Gen. Joseph Dunford: DoD’s Counter-Threat Strategies to Support Joint Force Readiness

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said that strategies against international threats such as violent extremism can help the Defense Department prepare the joint force, DoD News reported Thursday. Dunford discussed the currents threats from China, Iran, North Korea and Russia, dubbed as “four-plus-one threats,” during …

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Defense Innovation Board Vows Continued Support for Pentagon Under Trump Administration

A majority of Defense Innovation Board members have pledged to stay within the organization and continue to assist the Defense Department under President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration, Defense News reported Monday. Aaron Mehta reports Eric Schmidt, chairman of the Defense Innovation Board, said at a public event Monday that none of the current …

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Peter Cook: Navy Carrier Strike, Army Brigade Combat Groups Will Head to Western Pacific, Europe Missions

Peter Cook, Pentagon press secretary, has said that approximately 7,500 sailors will depart San Diego as part of a regularly scheduled deployment to boost U.S. presence in the western Pacific, DoD News reported Thursday. Karen Parrish writes Cook added the sailors from the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group will head to the …

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