At least eight bases remained closed in states including Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
Nonessential operations for at least 15 bases were affected as weather left 150 million under winter weather alerts.
Austin's four nominees to the commission, announced by the Pentagon, include retired Adm. Michelle Howard.
SPACECOM, which was reactivated in August 2019, has been temporarily housed at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs.
The NDAA created a commission to put an end to the longstanding U.S. military tradition of honoring Confederate leaders.
The Pentagon has endorsed a new slate of initiatives to expand diversity within the ranks and reduce prejudice.
Construction is expected to take about 18 months.
The bill faces another, unrelated veto threat from Trump, who urged lawmakers to include a repeal of Section 230.
President Trump opposes renaming bases like Fort Hood and has threatened to veto the popular measure over the provision.
Some installation and operational commanders have also prohibited them within their units or on base.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin called the video "deeply disturbing" during a press conference.
It’s a tradition that’s lasted eight decades.
A Marine vet was issued a P320 as his service weapon to use as an officer for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The Navy is the first military service to reveal what leaders will cover during the military's upcoming stand-downs.
The Polar Star is the only icebreaker classified as "heavy" — able to break through ice up to 21 feet thick.