The following is the April 9, 2015 Better Buying Power 3.0 memo and outline, signed by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L)Frank Kendall. Read More
The following documents fact sheet and the 2014 report from the Department of Defense annual Freedom of Navigation program. Read More
The following is the Suicide Event Report (DoDSER), which details the number of suicide attempts and deaths for U.S. service members in 2013. The report was released on Jan. 16, 2014. Read More
The following is Jan. 7, 2014 Department of Defense instruction that outlines the Pentagon’s Better Buying Power initiative. Read More
The following is the trilateral information sharing arrangement concerning the nuclear and missile threats posed by North Korea between the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of Korea, the Ministry of Defense of Japan and the Department of Defense of the United States of America. The three countries signed the agreement on Dec. 28, 2014. Read More
The following is the text of Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work May 14, 2014 message to the Department of Defense workforce.
The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has some advice for the Army—struggling with future missions, fewer soldiers, and less money for training and modernization. It sounded very much like what he might say to the Marines: “I’d like to see the Army place more emphasis on the growth industry—protecting American citizens abroad.” Read More
Pentagon leaders altered the Navy’s vision of creating an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of striking defended targets thousands of miles away from the sea into a less-capable platform more suited for hunting terrorists, USNI News has learned. Read More
Michael Donley, former Secretary of the Air Force, has been selected by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to lead a 20 percent cut of the Office of Secretary of Defense headquarters staff, according to a Monday memo reported by Reuters and Defense News. Read More
The following is a July 31, 2013 memo from Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to military leaders on a planned reduction of 20 percent in the management in headquarters across the Department of Defense.
The cuts will occur regardless of the current legislative impasse over military funding.