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Tackling the Climate Crisis

The planet's changing climate has a significant effect on Defense Department missions, plans and installations. DOD is elevating climate change as a national security priority, integrating climate considerations into policies, strategies and partner engagements.

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Tackling the Climate Crisis
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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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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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U.S., Ukraine Aim to Implement Strategic Defense Framework

U.S., Ukraine Aim to Implement Strategic Defense Framework
News | Defense News

Van Ovost: 'No Other Military or Transportation Enterprise Could Have Executed' Afghanistan Evacuation

Van Ovost: 'No Other Military or Transportation Enterprise Could Have Executed' Afghanistan Evacuation
Feature | Know Your Military

Sports Heroes Who Served: Supporting Roles

Sports Heroes Who Served: Supporting Roles
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Climate Change in East Asia and the Pacific Impacts DOD

Climate Change in East Asia and the Pacific Impacts DOD
Spotlight | Know Your Military

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Remarks at Ukraine Ministry of Defense Post-Bilat Joint Press Event

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Remarks at Ukraine Ministry of Defense Post-Bilat Joint Press Event

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Visit to Ukraine

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Visit to Ukraine

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Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) Revision 1, Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation, Screening Testing, and Vaccination Verification

Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) Revision 1, Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation, Screening Testing, and Vaccination Verification

From The Services

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Army

Engineering Technician Focuses on Helping People

Engineering Technician Focuses on Helping People
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Marine Corps

Recruiting Command Celebrates Mission Success

Recruiting Command Celebrates Mission Success
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Navy

USS Ronald Reagan Returns to Yokosuka After Deployment

USS Ronald Reagan Returns to Yokosuka After Deployment
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Air Force

Civil Engineer Center Invests in Robot Technology

Civil Engineer Center Invests in Robot Technology
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Space Force

Software Programs Assist in Humanitarian Missions

Software Programs Assist in Humanitarian Missions
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National Guard

New Hampshire Guard Partners With Cabo Verde

New Hampshire Guard Partners With Cabo Verde

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