WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2010 – Agreements reached at the Nov. 19-20 NATO summit in Lisbon, Portugal, represent a blueprint the alliance must follow with „long-term construction projects,“ a top Defense Department policy official said today. In remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Michele Flournoy, undersecretary of defense […]
WASHINGTON – The military can be a lot of things to people looking to enlist. It can be a demonstration of patriotism, a college payment plan, or just a way to get out of town and start adulthood. For Ryan Berkshire, it was all three. In January 2003, one semester […]
Defence will begin consultation with industry on the implementation of the historic Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty with the United States on Wednesday 1 December. The Treaty will be a great opportunity for Australian industry to increase trade in defence products and technology with United States industry, and will greatly assist […]
The $35 million expansion of the Monegeeta Proving Ground Complex was officially opened by the Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today.
FRAN KELLY: As we heard earlier, the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has described the leak of confidential documents by WikiLeaks as a serious crime, and has vowed to pursue the perpetrators. She said earlier that it “puts peoples‘ lives in danger, threatens national security, and undermines our efforts […]
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2010 – President Barack Obama today proposed a two-year federal pay freeze to aid in reducing the federal deficit. The proposed freeze would not affect military pay, and would require congressional action to become law.
In der abgelaufenen Woche konzentrierten die Piraten ihre Aktivitäten weiterhin auf die offenen Seegebiete des Somaliabeckens; aus dem von Kriegsschiffen eng überwachten Golf von Aden werden keine Zwischenfälle gemeldet. Im Somaliabecken gab es eine ganze Reihe von Aktionen, aber bis Redaktionsschluss war nur ein einziger Überfall „erfolgreich“ – und dieser […]
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2010 – National Guard soldiers and airmen are making a big difference to civilian law enforcement officers working along the U.S. southwest border, and officials hope smart fiscal oversight will allow them to stay through the spring, a National Guard Bureau official said.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2010 – The WikiLeaks release of classified State Department documents over the weekend constitutes an attack not only on America, but also on the international community, as diplomats around the globe try to solve the world’s most complex problems, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said today. […]
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2010 – A gunman in an Afghan Border Police uniform turned his weapon against coalition forces during a training mission in eastern Afghanistan today, killing six International Security Assistance Force servicemembers, military officials reported. The gunman also was killed, officials said, and a combined Afghan and ISAF […]
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Coastal Pacific Food Distributors*, Stockton, Calif., is being awarded a maximum $368,783,360 fixed-price with economic price adjustment indefinite-quantity contract for full line food distribution. There is no other location of performance. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. The original proposal was solicited via […]