Using data, emerging technologies to drive DoD’s readiness

There is still a long way to go to ensure continued and complete success in getting people, equipment, weapons, food and all the things that makes a military…

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Coast Guard focuses on readiness, hiring for 2020 in shadow of shutdown

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DoD/Staff Sgt. Pete Thibodeau, U.S. Marine CorpsU.S. Army special operations forces walk to a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to conduct a high-altitude, low-opening jump with Philippine and Australian special operations forces May 7, 2014, during Balikatan 2014 at Fort Magsaysay, Philippines. Balikatan is an annual bilateral training exercise designed to increase interoperability between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. military when responding to future natural disasters.

SOCOM ready for DoD’s shifting strategy, focused on personnel readiness

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Amid shutdown fears, Air Force expresses concerns over yet another CR

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Joseph Dunford

DoD can’t compete with near-peer adversaries at a level ‘below war’

The Defense Department is making some changes to meet its readiness challenges, but it needs more support from Congress and civilian government.

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James Mattis

Mattis says CR hurts personnel, contracting and readiness

Defense Secretary James Mattis sent a letter to Congress outlining exactly what a three month continuing resolution does to the military.

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Behind deadly Navy collisions, a ‘bad gamble’ on an overstretched fleet

Navy knew it was “accepting risks” at least two years ago when it decided to press ahead with more demanding forward deployments in the Asia-Pacific, despite downward slide of routine maintenance and training.

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