U.S.-Belgian Partnership Helps Underpin Security, Shanahan Says

WASHINGTON -- The U.S.-Belgian alliance underpins security, and working together with the other NATO nations, they offer reliability in an unpredictable world, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said yesterday as he welcomed Belgian Defense Minister Didier Reynders to the Pentagon. This was the minister’s first official meeting in the Pentagon in five years, but [...]

U.S.-Belgian Partnership Helps Underpin Security, Shanahan Says2019-02-22T13:08:53+00:00

Survey Says: Majority of Spouses Satisfied With Military Life

WASHINGTON -- The latest survey of active-duty and reserve-component service members’ spouses shows the spouses are, by and large, happy with the military lifestyles they lead. Defense Department officials briefed reporters at the Pentagon yesterday on the results of the surveys, which were conducted in 2017. The survey of active-duty spouses and a similar survey [...]

Survey Says: Majority of Spouses Satisfied With Military Life2019-02-22T13:08:54+00:00

U.S.-Belgian Partnership Helps Underpin Security, Shanahan Says

WASHINGTON -- The U.S.-Belgian alliance underpins security, and working together with the other NATO nations, they offer reliability in an unpredictable world, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said yesterday as he welcomed Belgian Defense Minister Didier Reynders to the Pentagon. This was the minister’s first official meeting in the Pentagon in five years, but [...]

U.S.-Belgian Partnership Helps Underpin Security, Shanahan Says2019-02-22T13:08:55+00:00

Defense Department Awards $10 Million in Funding to Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Department of Defense has awarded $10 million in funding to the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), with an option of $20 million more over the upcoming five years to lead the digital future of manufacturing Feb. 21. This award is part of a new multi-year follow-on agreement with a ceiling [...]

Defense Department Awards $10 Million in Funding to Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute2019-02-22T13:09:18+00:00

Acting Secretary Shanahan Hosts Enhanced Honor Cordon and Meeting Welcoming Belgian Minister of Defense Didier Reynders to the Pentagon

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  Well, welcome.  Long time no see.  (Laughter.)I think officially this is the first visit in five years, but I think this is our third visit in one week.  So I think we're off to a very good start.  And I just wanted [...]

Acting Secretary Shanahan Hosts Enhanced Honor Cordon and Meeting Welcoming Belgian Minister of Defense Didier Reynders to the Pentagon2019-02-22T13:09:04+00:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acting Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Charles E. Summers Jr. provided the following readout:  Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defense Didier Reynders today at the Pentagon to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Belgium.  The leaders discussed a [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders2019-02-22T13:09:19+00:00

DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY  Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia (HDTRA1-19-D-0002); General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia (HDTRA1-19-D-0003); Leidos Inc. Reston, Virginia  (HDTRA1-19-D-0004); Next Tier Concepts Inc. Vienna Virginia (HDTRA1-19-D-0005); and Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Virginia (HDTRA1-19-D-0006), are each awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contracts.  These contracts provide Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)-wide information technology support services [...]

2019-02-22T13:09:11+00:00

NATO Admiral Discusses Complex Security Environment, Results of Trident Juncture

WASHINGTON -- Europeans view Russia as the greatest threat they face, but China has made inroads, and threats from violent extremism and ungoverned spaces in the Middle East and Africa complicate an already complex security environment, the commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command Naples said last week. Navy Adm. James G. Foggo III, who [...]

NATO Admiral Discusses Complex Security Environment, Results of Trident Juncture2019-02-21T13:07:45+00:00

AIR FORCE  United Launch Services, Centennial, Colorado, has been awarded a $441,761,778 firm-fixed-price contract, for launch services to deliver the SILENTBARKER, SBIRS GEO-5, and SBIRS GEO-6 missions to their intended orbits.  This launch service contract will include launch vehicle production, mission integration, mission launch operations/spaceflight worthiness, and mission unique activities for SILENTBARKER and SBIRS GEO-5, [...]

2019-02-20T13:08:05+00:00

General Officer Assignments

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The chief of staff, Army announces the following officer assignments:  Maj. Gen. William K. Gayler, commanding general, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, Fort Rucker, Alabama, to director, J-3 Operations/Cyber, U.S. Africa Command, Germany. Maj. Gen. David P. Glaser, provost marshal general/commanding general, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, Washington, District [...]

General Officer Assignments2019-02-20T13:08:11+00:00