After serving as a Marine during World War II, Army Cpl. Mitchell Red Cloud Jr. re-enlisted as a soldier in the Korean War. He was killed defending his company's position and saving many lives, an act of bravery that earned him the Medal of Honor.
World-first malaria vaccine is broadly welcomed, but questions remain about its eventual rollout.
Summit Highlights DOD's Cybersecurity Initiatives, Challenges > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Terri Moon Cronk, 16 days ago
Seven pillars make up DOD's cybersecurity architecture, DOD's chief information security officer and deputy chief information officer said at the Billington CyberSecurity Summit.
This post is originally published on Citizen Truth by Erika Schelby Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions. Here in the U.S. Southwest, we are trapped between the extremes of a decades-long megadrought and sudden violent flooding. In New Mexico, the feverish heat started far too early: on June 14, 2021, Albuquerque broke […] Read more at How an Ancient Irrigation Method Makes Sustainable Life Possible in the U.S. Southwest
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DISA Director Says Common Access Card Showing Age > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby C. Todd Lopez, 16 days ago
The director of the Defense Information Systems Agency said he thinks it might be time to look for better ways for Defense Department personnel to prove who they are to gate guards, computers and chow hall personnel.
DOD Must Pivot to Counter Climate Change, Official Says > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Jim Garamone, 16 days ago
The Defense Department has to understand what's happening to the climate and how to mitigate or adapt to the effects — and then be part of the solution, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for environment and energy resilience said.
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General Says Artificial Intelligence Will Play Important Role in Network Defense > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby David Vergun, 16 days ago
Attacks by hostile governments and criminal networks on civilian and Defense Department cyberspace assets are constant threats, and as artificial intelligence grows in cyberspace, it will become a target as well, said the director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center.
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The Department of Defense Climate Adaptation Plan articulates a bold vision for climate adaptation and aligns adaptation and resilience efforts with the department's warfighting mission.