Pentagon Keeping ‘Vigilant’ Over Holiday Weekend
The Defense Department is in a heightened state of alert because of the possibility of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil over the Independence Day weekend, but this is no different than any holiday, Pentagon leaders said.
New Strategy Calls for Innovation, Warns of Prolonged Conflicts
An updated National Military Strategy document stresses the need for agility, innovation and integration of U.S. forces in a world where specific threats are hard to predict. It also warns of a future of prolonged campaigns rather than quickly resolved conflicts.