President Donald J. Trump highlights his plans during his inaugural address to the nation. Trump is also the new commander in chief for the U.S. armed forces.
An Air Force E-3 Sentry refuels over Iraq from a KC-135 Stratotanker, Jan. 18, 2017, extending the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordan Castelan
Joint Task Force National Capital Region coordinates all military ceremonial support on behalf of the Presidential Inaugural Committee and the Joint Congressional Committee on Inauguration Ceremonies.
The Defense Department joins the nation in honoring the commitment, sacrifices and contributions families of service members make every day in support of the military and the nation.
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New DARPA Technology Could Simplify Secure Data Sharing
The goal of the Defense Advanced Research Project's Agency's new Secure Handhelds on Assured Resilient networks at the tactical Edge (SHARE) program is to create a system where information at multiple levels of security classification could be processed on a single handheld device using a resilient secure network that links devices without needing to route traffic through secure data centers. Graphic courtesy DARPA
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