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U.S. Department of Defense

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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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Spotlight

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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'The Decisive Decade': Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at the Reagan National Defense Forum (As Delivered)

'The Decisive Decade': Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at the Reagan National Defense Forum (As Delivered)

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Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at the Unveiling of the B-21 Bomber (As Delivered)

Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at the Unveiling of the B-21 Bomber (As Delivered)

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Readout of Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl's Meeting With European External Action Service Secretary General Stefano Sannino

Readout of Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl's Meeting With European External Action Service Secretary General Stefano Sannino

From The Services

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Army

Soldiers Test Warfighting Tech Prototypes

Soldiers Test Warfighting Tech Prototypes
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Marine Corps

Corps Music Highlights Service in Commercial

Corps Music Highlights Service in Commercial
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Navy

Maritime Coalition Welcomes More Support

Maritime Coalition Welcomes More Support
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Air Force

Semifinalists Advance in Innovation Competition

Semifinalists Advance in Innovation Competition
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Space Force

Next GPS Satellite to Carry Famous Aviator Moniker

Next GPS Satellite to Carry Famous Aviator Moniker
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National Guard

Soldiers Hit the Mark in Shooting Competition

Soldiers Hit the Mark in Shooting Competition

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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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