Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Tom McCaffery spoke at the 2018 Medical Support Operations Conference in London, delivering remarks on the defense sector's role in advancing the Global Health Security Agenda. A partnership of more than 60 nations, the Global Health Security Agenda, or GHSA, brings together the unique roles of governments, industry, NGOs, academia, and international institutions to combat infectious disease threats.

In it together: Fighting global health threats takes partnerships


FALLS CHURCH, Va. — As communities around the world continue to face health threats, global partnerships have growing...

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KYOTO, Japan (April 10, 2018) Vice. Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, forefront, visits Togo-tei, the official residence of former Japanese Imperial Navy admiral Togo Heihachiro as a guest of Vice Adm. Takehisa Nakao commandant of the JMSDF Maizuru District. Sawyer visited the Maizuru district headquarters in Kyoto to reinforce 7th Fleet’s close, long-standing partnership with the JMSDF throughout Japan. (Photo by JMSDF Public Affairs)

U.S. 7th Fleet Admiral visits JMSDF Maizuru District Headquarters


KYOTO, Japan (April 10, 2018) - Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet and Vice Adm. Kazuki Yamashita, commander and...

New Jersey Army National Guard soldiers from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry (Air Assault) rush toward an objective during battle drills on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., April 9, 2018. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht

Lethality Task Force Leaders: U.S. Ground Fighters Must ‘Overmatch’ Enemies


ARLINGTON, Va., April 11, 2018 — American ground fighters must overmatch any potential adversary, now and in the future, the men in...

Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to airmen attending an Air Force Element Senior Enlisted Leader Conference at the Pentagon, April 4, 2018. DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann

Troxell: NCOs must keep growing, learning, setting example


WASHINGTON, April 10, 2018 — Noncommissioned officers have to keep growing, have to keep learning and have to keep setting the...

Tatami neatly placed in a room

TATAMI 101: What’s the deal with those Japanese floor mats?


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Suisha-En: Tasty shabu-shabu near Camp Zama

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