Department of Defense Establishes AI Task Force – American Faith

The Department of Defense on Thursday last week the establishment of a generative artificial intelligence task force. 

“Task Force Lima” is a move that the DOD says reflects its commitment to “harnessing the power of artificial intelligence in a responsible and strategic way.”

The task force will analyze and integrate generative AI tools, such as large language models, across the department.

“The establishment of Task Force Lima underlines the Department of Defense’s unwavering commitment to leading the charge in AI innovation,” Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks said.

“As we navigate the transformative power of generative AI, our focus remains steadfast on ensuring national security, minimizing risks and responsibly integrating these technologies. The future of defense is not just about adopting cutting-edge technologies, but doing so with foresight, responsibility, and a deep understanding of the broader implications for our nation,” she added. 

From Fox News:

Task Force Lima — which is led by the Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office — will assess, synchronize and employ generative AI capabilities across the department. The office, founded last year, is dedicated to integrating and optimizing artificial intelligence capabilities across the department and accelerating the department's adoption of data, analytics and AI.