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July 22, 2020

Esper Discusses Importance of Indo-Pacific Strategy

The United States is following the tenets of the National Defense Strategy and prioritizing resources to the Indo-Pacific theater, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said during a virtual speech to the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

June 12, 2020

DOD Unveils Women, Peace, Security Strategy

Global conflict is evolving, and to illustrate that the United States military needs the expertise and viewpoints of all members of society for success. DOD has published the Women, Peace and Security Strategic Framework and Implementation Plan as part of a national effort to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around

June 2, 2020

Army Aims to Further Refine MDO with Indo-Pacific Partners

The Army looks to expand the use of its Multi-Domain Task Force across the Indo-Pacific region this year to test future warfighting capabilities and make it more rapidly deployable.As part of a U.S. Army Pacific-led pilot, the task force is being built to be mobile with a capable headquarters and robust communications that can quickly link it in

June 1, 2020

DOD Supports Partner Nations With COVID-19 Mitigation Assistance

The Defense Department's Cooperative Threat Reduction Program has supported COVID-19 requests for assistance from 13 nations totaling about $2.9 million, said Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction David Lasseter, whose office provides strategic guidance for the program to ensure mission alignment with broader National Defense Strategy objectives.

May 27, 2020

Chief of Staff Foresees Greater Army Commitment in Indo-Pacific

After COVID-19 forced the Army to shutter or curtail major exercises, the service’s top officer said Wednesday that Soldiers will soon return to train with partners in the Indo-Pacific region. Pacific Pathways, a series of exercises where units conduct several stops and train with foreign militaries in an expeditionary-style deployment, has been

May 6, 2020

Defense Security Cooperation Agency Sees Growing Interest in Partnerships

Strengthening alliances and attracting new partners is one of the National Defense Strategy's lines of effort, and the Defense Security Cooperation Agency is a large part of that effort. Attracting new partners doesn't get as much discussion as it should, but that doesn’t mean the Defense Department or DSCA hasn't been effective in meeting the