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U.S. Department of Defense

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Spotlight on NATO

NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 30 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.

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Spotlight on NATO
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Support for Ukraine

The United States is working with allies and partners to support Ukraine in the fight for sovereignty and freedom. The U.S. has provided Ukraine with billions of dollars in security assistance since the beginning of Russia’s unprovoked assault on Feb. 24.

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Support for Ukraine
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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

As the 28th secretary of defense, Lloyd J. Austin III is the principal assistant to the president in all matters relating to the Department of Defense and also serves on the National Security Council.

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
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News

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Information Enterprise Modernization Is an Important DOD Priority, Official Says

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Hicks Announces New Defense Business Board Members

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Federal Hiring Summit Offers Career Resources for Transitioning Service Members, Spouses 

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Happy Birthday, DOD!

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Coronavirus: DOD Response

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Readout of Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks' Meeting With LGBTQ+ Advocacy Groups

Readout of Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks' Meeting With LGBTQ+ Advocacy Groups

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Ukraine Fact Sheet – Aug. 8

Ukraine Fact Sheet – Aug. 8

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Visit to U.S. Africa Command

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Visit to U.S. Africa Command

From The Services

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Army

Military Working Dogs Provide Support in Kosovo

Military Working Dogs Provide Support in Kosovo
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Marine Corps

First Black 4-Star Sets 'Essential' Milestone

First Black 4-Star Sets 'Essential' Milestone
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Navy

USS Arlington Arrives in Stockholm

USS Arlington Arrives in Stockholm
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Air Force

Tactical Care Makes Casualties Rare

Tactical Care Makes Casualties Rare
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Space Force

Space Force Conducts Innovative Talent Acquisition Process

Space Force Conducts Innovative Talent Acquisition Process
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National Guard

Guardsmen Complete National Training Center Rotation

Guardsmen Complete National Training Center Rotation

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