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  • CAP’s cell phone forensics team reaches 1,000th ‘find’ milestone

    Civil Air Patrol’s award-winning National Cell Phone Forensics Team achieved another major milestone with recording its 1,000th find of a lost or missing person on the way to its 656th life saved since the innovative technology was developed.Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, conducts approximately 90 percent of all
  • CAP, PEO-BES sign MOU to provide IT training to technical school graduates

    Civil Air Patrol is embarking on another innovative partnership with the U.S. Air Force, one that will provide critical information technology training to recent Air Force technical school graduates. A memorandum of understanding between the Air Force and its auxiliary was signed earlier this month by the CAP national commander and CEO, Maj. Gen.
  • Air Force Junior ROTC, CAP cadets launch more than 200 rockets over River Region

    Fifty years ago today, the Saturn V, carrying the Lunar Module “Eagle,” launched out of Kennedy Space Center. It was from this achievement that Neil Armstrong recited his famous line which echoed around the world, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”To commemorate this monumental achievement, the Air Force’s Junior Reserve
  • Civil Air Patrol commanders in Alabama

    Fifteen commanders from across Civil Air Patrol will hone their leadership skills starting today in the Wing Commanders College at CAP National Headquarters. The intense, graduate-level course, which runs through Thursday, will prepare the participants — one region commander and 14 wing commanders — to be better commanders as well as members of the
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Joint Chiefs of Staff

6/26/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley met with United Kingdom's National Security Advisor Sir Mark Sedwill today in the Pentagon.
6/26/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Chief of the Australian Defence Force Gen. Angus Campbell yesterday by phone.
6/17/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with the Polish Chief of the General Staff Gen. Rajmund Andrzejczak today by telephone.
6/17/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Iraqi Joint Headquarters Chief of Staff, Staff Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah today by phone.
6/8/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Canadian Armed Forces Chief of Defence Gen. Jonathan Vance today by telephone.
6/4/2020
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov by telephone today.

Department of Defense

7/10/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't put a damper on the production of new soldiers or airmen at basic training facilities.
7/10/2020
President Donald J. Trump traveled to Florida this morning for a briefing on what he said has been a successful operation to cut the flow of illegal drugs into the United States.
7/9/2020
Army Gen. Mark A. Milley condemned systemic racism in the U.S. military saying, "There is no place our armed forces for manifestations or symbols of racism, bias or discrimination."
7/9/2020
When it comes to advancements in artificial intelligence technology, China has a lead in some places, but the U.S. leads where it counts, the director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center said.
7/9/2020
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper told the House Armed Services Committee that National Guardsmen protected Americans' right to peaceably assemble and petition the government during violent protests.
7/8/2020
One of the biggest lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic is that the supply chain is vulnerable to offshore suppliers, particularly adversaries such as China, a senior Pentagon official said.