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Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discusses a point during an event at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2016. The Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence hosted the event, which focused on efforts to keep the armed forces at the forefront of innovation. DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp

VCJCS Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva talks technology and the amazing differences between old and new airplanes.
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The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff explains why he’s in favor of a review of recommendations for service cross and Silver Star Medal awards since 9/11.
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The Department of Defense is always working to solve issues that concern military families, many of which were highlighted in a recent survey.
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Lt. Gen. David L. Goldfein, commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command when this was taking in August 2011, speaks during the USAFCENT change of command ceremony in which he assumed command. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Paul Labbe

A rising star at the U.S. Military Academy interviews Air Force Lt. Gen. David L. Goldfein, who gave out some key career advice ahead of his big promotion.
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Secretary of Defense Ash Carter heads to Silicon Valley today to drive home a message of how vital technology is to the future of the Department of Defense.
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