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Top Leaders Discuss Diversity, Inclusion With Military Members, Families
September 24, 2020
— Defense Department leaders addressed DOD's efforts at improving diversity and inclusion during a virtual global town hall meeting...
Leaders Describe Lessons Learned From COVID-19 Risk Mitigation
May 29, 2020
— Some practices adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic have benefitted the troops and may be continued after the pandemic abates, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said...
Top DOD Officials to Hold Virtual Town Hall Meeting
May 27, 2020
— Join Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Army Gen. Mark A. Milley and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón "CZ" Colón-López for a global virtual town hall meeting Thursday, May 28, at 9:30 a.m. when they will answer questions from service members, DOD civilians and family members about #COVID19...
Top Enlisted Leaders Answer Questions on Stop-Move Process
May 15, 2020
— Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón "CZ" Colón-López and U.S. Transportation Command's senior enlisted leader, Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, shed some light on moving in the time of COVID-19 during a virtual town hall meeting...
DOD's Top Leaders Conduct Town Hall Meeting on COVID-19
April 10, 2020
— The Defense Department has provided medical equipment to federal agencies in need, and DOD's top-tier research scientists and medical professionals are working with the private sector to develop a vaccine, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said in a live-streamed town hall meeting from the Pentagon...
SEAC: Defense Department's Priority Is Safety of People
April 3, 2020
— The first priority for senior Pentagon leaders in the COVID-19 pandemic is taking care of service members and Defense Department civilians and their families, a top Pentagon advisor said...
SEAC Troxell announces new positional rank insignia
December 9, 2019
— Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell announced today during a Pentagon press briefing that a unique insignia has been created for the position...
Noncommissioned Officers Prepare Troops for Worst Days, Troxell Says
November 21, 2019
— The responsibility of U.S. noncommissioned and petty officers is to prepare service members "for the worst days of their lives," the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has said...
Despite Risk, Recruits Want to Serve, Enlisted Leaders Say
July 25, 2019
— The U.S. military has been in Afghanistan since 2001 — nearly 18 years now, and the war in Iraq lasted eight years. But despite the risk involved in participating in combat operations, senior enlisted leaders from across the U.S. military say, young Americans still want to serve...
Partner Nations Look to U.S. Model of Enlisted Leader Empowerment
July 25, 2019
— "The strength of our military is our enlisted force, and the backbone is our enlisted leaders," Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said at a briefing for Pentagon reporters...