Information on this agency's 2-year goals is forthcoming.

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This agency's goals, progress, and results

Read the key documents that describe what this agency wants to achieve, its performance to date, and what it plans to learn through research and evaluation

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Mission

Provide the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.

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Where is this agency headed?

Strategic goals are updated every four years and represent the broad outcomes and impacts an agency aspires to achieve over the course of an Administration's term. To advance those goals, agencies define more specific, targeted Objectives to complete.

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Making the Right Technology Investments and Transforming the Future Force

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2

Strengthen Resilience and Adaptability of Our Defense Ecosystem

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Taking Care of Our People and Cultivating the Workforce We Need

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Address Institutional Management Priorities