July 14, 2024

Defense Budget Boosts Funds for New Tech, Innovation

Innovation

US House lawmakers want to allocate more than $1.3 billion for the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit, part of a continued push by Congress to develop commercial technology at a faster pace.

DoD Offering Support During Coronavirus Outbreak

vaccines COVID

The Pentagon has identified military installations that can provide housing for quarantined passengers traveling to the US through 11 major airports screening for the coronavirus from China. The list includes Joint Base Anacostia for passengers traveling through Dulles International Airport in Virginia.

Troops at US Border Following ‘Legal Order’

US Border

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford rebuffed criticism from retired generals about deployment of active-duty troops to the southwest US border to face a caravan of migrants, saying military leaders are following a “legal order” from President Donald Trump.