Home / DoD / DoD Senior Leaders Discuss ‘Continued Preparedness’ Amid Leadership Transition

DoD Senior Leaders Discuss ‘Continued Preparedness’ Amid Leadership Transition

The Defense Department‘s senior leadership council has met to discuss “continued preparedness” ahead of DoD’s transition to new leadership, DoD News reported Tuesday.

Karen Parrish writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told reporters that the meeting included briefings on regional issues such as North Korean and Russian aggression; the Islamic State militant group; change in the Asia-Pacific region; and countering Iran’s influence.

Carter added DoD leaders “will continue to make an important and lasting contribution to the future of our military.”

DoD’s senior leadership council includes heads of combatant commands and services.

Check Also

JAIC Working on AI-Based Wildfire Emergency Response Tech

Greg Allen, chief of strategy and communications at the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, said the center plans to use machine learning algorithms to improve emergency response efforts for wildfires, Nextgov reported Thursday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *