Before heading to recruit training, new military enlistees will first have to sign a statement saying they understand they will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Pentagon is discussing the possibility of mandating a COVID-19 booster, although no decisions have been made, a department spokesman said today.
A key point in the new National Defense Strategy will be the recognition that “we have to compete only where it makes sense,” according to a senior Pentagon official.
Fear of failure is keeping the U.S. from developing weapon systems to keep up with China and Russia, the nominee for the number two job on the Joint Chiefs of Staff told a Senate panel on Wednesday. Read More
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is warning Congress that an extended stopgap bill to keep the government funded would have “enormous” effects on the Pentagon. Read More
The following is the November Government Accountability Office report, DOD Should Take Additional Actions to Improve How It
Approaches Intellectual Property. Read More
The following is the Nov. 12, 2021, Congressional Research Service report, The Department of Defense (DOD) Budget: An Orientation. Read More
The following is video of the Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetary with President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden during the National Veterans Day Observance at the Memorial Amphitheater on Nov. 11, 2021. Read More
The military gave its service members an ultimatum. Get vaccinated or face separation. Read More
The following is the Nov. 8, 2021 Congressional Research Service In Focus report, FY2022 NDAA: Selective Service and Draft Registration. Read More