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Maj. Pablo Valerin, Office of Defense Cooperation Liaison, Brig. Gen. Falur Rate Laek, Falintil-Forças de Defesa de Timor Leste Vice Chief of Staff, Col. Callisto Santos Coliati, Falintil-Forças de Defesa de Timor Leste Chief of Staff, Maj. Ruby Gee, Team Timor Leste officer-in-charge, and Cpl. Lydia McKinney, Team Timor Leste Cultural Liaison Non-commissioned Officer participate in the 45th anniversary tour of Falantil in Eastern Timor Leste, Aug 16. Task Force Oceania helps coordinate linked engagements and exercises with allies and partners, improving the quality of those exchanges, building capacity, and achieving interoperability.
A New Army Task Force in Oceania
By Staff Sgt. Solomon Navarro | Oct. 22, 2020

A Delta IV rocket carrying the Air Force's Wideband Global Satcom-10 satellite lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., March 15, 2019. The high-capacity military communications satellite is part of an ongoing effort to provide ground troops with the ability to send larger transmissions more quickly.
Mission Engineering: Ensuring Key Technologies Drive the Joint Warfighting Concept
By USD(R&E) and JS,JFIC | Oct. 22, 2020
The Defense Department must increase the pace by which critical technologies are integrated into the force to achieve the National Defense Strategy goals.

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper greets Israeli Defense Minister  Benjamin Gantz, prior to hosting a Bilat at the Pentagon, Oct. 22, 2020.
Esper Repeats U.S. Commitment to Guarantee Israel's Qualitative Edge
By Jim Garamone | Oct. 22, 2020
During an impromptu press conference, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark. T. Esper reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to maintain Israel's qualitative superiority in weapons sales.

In this file photo,  Marine Rotational Force Darwin. 3rd MLG provides III Marine Expeditionary force comprehensive logistics and combat service support for operations throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility.
U.S. Marines Complete Their Ninth Rotation in Australia
By | Oct. 22, 2020
DARWIN, NT, Australia -- U.S. Marines have completed the ninth iteration of Marine Rotational Force

Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite speaks with Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) during a visit to Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY). For 75 years, CFAY has provided, maintained, and operated base facilities and services in support of the U.S. 7th Fleet's forward-deployed naval forces, tenant commands, and thousands of military and civilian personnel and their families.
SECNAV: Strengthening Partnerships, Allies Key to Stability in Indo-Pacific
By | Oct. 22, 2020
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite traveled to the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

Hawaii National Guard and Maui county medical teams combine their expertise by swabbing an individual as part of the testing procedures on the island of Maui in support of COVID-19 operations, Wailuku, Hawaii, Aprril 30, 2020. Much of the Defense Logistics Agency’s $2.14 billion in support to the pandemic has been in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Health and Human Services for state and local governments, nursing homes, schools and the Strategic National Stockpile. Photo by Army Sgt. 1st Class Theresa Gualdarama
DLA COVID-19 support guided by strong alliances with whole-of-government partnerships
By Beth Reece | Oct. 22, 2020
Strong alliances with other federal agencies and its role as the Defense Department’s lead agent for medical supplies made the Defense Logistics Agency an essential contributor to the nation’s coronavirus response.

WASHINGTON  - Air Force Gen. Timothy M. Ray, the commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, left, showcases a B-52H Stratofortress to Navy Adm. Charles A. Richard, the U.S. Strategic Command commander, during Richard's visit to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Sept. 21, 2020. Richard toured units within the 2nd Bomb Wing, Air Force Global Strike Command and 8th Air Force to learn more about their specific mission sets and how they play a part in delivering a dominant strategic force and innovative team to maintain the nation’s enduring strength, prevent and prevail in great power conflicts and grow the intellectual capital to forge 21st-century strategic deterrence.
DOD Must Rethink, Prioritize Strategic Deterrence
By TERRI MOON CRONK | Oct. 22, 2020
WASHINGTON -- The nation has not seriously considered the possibility of engaging in competition

U.S. Army Garrison Alaska, Fort Greely Firefighters Colin Winkelman, left, and Mark Zastavskiy respond to a confined space rescue response scenario during a three week, agency mandated, training course provided by the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute at the University of Maryland.
Fort Greely Fire and Emergency Services Complete Advanced Rescue Training
By Angela J. Glass | Oct. 22, 2020
FORT GREELY, Alaska -- U.S. Army Garrison Alaska, Fort Greely Fire and Emergency Services certified

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