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Pentagon chief: US faces pivotal years in countering China
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin’s speech at the Reagan National Defense Forum capped a week where the Pentagon was squarely focused on China’s rise.
Austin urges Congress: Pass a timely budget
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin highlighted investments in military hardware, in research and in the Pacific region, adding “we’ve got more to do.”
Court to decide if Hyten will face trial in civil suit for sexual assault
The appeals court could take three months to a year to decide whether the case against retired Air Force Gen. John Hyten, the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will proceed.
As Pentagon calls for industry innovation, top acquisition nominees remain stalled
The Pentagon has are too few acquisition officials confirmed for the defense industry.
Pentagon chief plans to shift US focus to China and Russia
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday he still plans to shift the American military’s focus to competing with China and Russia, even as security threats pile up in the Middle East.
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press