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Taking Care of Our People

We recognize the service and sacrifice of our military and their families, and dedicate resources, services, policies and programs to support the more than 2 million uniformed service members and 2.6 million family members across the globe.

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Taking Care of Our People
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Spotlight

China Military Power Report

In November 2022, the Department of Defense released its annual report on the Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China, known as the China Military Power Report.

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China Military Power Report
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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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AUKUS Defense Ministerial Joint Statement

AUKUS Defense Ministerial Joint Statement

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Participates in Trilateral Meeting With U.K., Australian Defense Ministers

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Participates in Trilateral Meeting With U.K., Australian Defense Ministers

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Richard Marles at a Joint Press Availability

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Richard Marles at a Joint Press Availability

From The Services

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Army

Combat Medic Is Army's Top Shooter

Combat Medic Is Army's Top Shooter
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Marine Corps

Marines Put Spotlight on Combat Engineers

Marines Put Spotlight on Combat Engineers
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Navy

Sailors Volunteer at Australian Wildlife Center

Sailors Volunteer at Australian Wildlife Center
B-2 Spirit
Air Force

New B-2 Spirit Software Factory Keeps Fleet Operational

New B-2 Spirit Software Factory Keeps Fleet Operational
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Space Force

Guardians Visit Australia for Space Talks

Guardians Visit Australia for Space Talks
Air Force Staff Sgt. Marlena Hargraves and Senior Airman Janelle Bonitati, both members of the 181st Intelligence Wing, were coined by the 181st Intelligence Wing commander for their heroic acts during an incident on Interstate 70 while on their way home from training at Hulman Field Air National Guard Base, Ind., Dec. 3, 2022.  The Airmen came to the aid of two people trapped when their vehicle rolled over.
National Guard

Indiana Air Guardsmen Rescue Car Accident Victims

Indiana Air Guardsmen Rescue Car Accident Victims

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Take a look behind the lens at the missions and accomplishments of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces.

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