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DOD civilian pleads guilty to sexually abusing sleeping co-worker at Navy base in Japan

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April 21, 2018

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A Defense Department civilian worker pleaded guilty to a federal charge of abusive sexual contact Thursday after investigators said he sexually...

Sgt. Adrian Willis, a computer and telephone technician with Combat Logistic Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, explains the functions of a 3-D printer aboard the USS Wasp while underway recently in the Pacific Ocean. (STORMY MENDEZ/U.S. MARINE CORPS)
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3-D printer keeps F-35B flying during USS Wasp deployment

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April 21, 2018

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — State-of-the-art parts fabrication is keeping America’s most advanced stealth fighter in the air during its first deployment aboard...

An Australian sailor guides a U.S. MV-22B Osprey as it takes off from HMAS Canberra in the Pacific Ocean, July 13, 2016. (COURTESY OF THE U.S. MARINE CORPS)
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Marines gear up to operate on Australia’s amphibious warships

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April 21, 2018

The Marine Corps is learning to operate with Australia’s amphibious warships and will embed 40 logisticians on the HMAS Adelaide during summer’s Rim of the Pacific exercise in...

Soldiers from Task Force Stalwart, composed of soldiers from 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, pose for a group photo in Afghanistan, March 28, 2018. Army and Marine Corps officials stressed to lawmakers April 18 the urgency in modernizing ground forces amid an increasingly challenging security environment.  (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jasmine L. Flowers)

Army, Marine Corps stress importance of ground forces modernization

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April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON -- Army and Marine Corps officials stressed to lawmakers Wednesday the urgency in modernizing ground forces amid an increasingly challenging security environment.

Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., director of the Joint Staff, brief reporters at the Pentagon, April 19, 2018. (DoD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Defense Department Moves Closer to Cloud Computing

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April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department’s information technology move to the cloud will rapidly deliver advantages to the battlefield by enabling new machine learning and...

Army Secretary Mark Esper speaks to soldiers at Fort Knox, Ky., April 6, 2018. (DoD photo by Renee Rhodes)

Army Secretary, Senior NCO Discuss Retention, Modernization

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April 21, 2018

WASHINGTON -- Quality trumps quantity when it comes to soldiers, Army Secretary Mark Esper told reporters here today.