The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
The National Defense Strategy provides a clear road map for the Department of Defense to meet the challenges posed by a re-emergence of long-term strategic competition with China and Russia. The National Defense Strategy acknowledges an increasingly complex global security environment, characterized by overt challenges to the free and open international order.
Military and civilian engineers share a unique mission within the Defense Department – to advance cutting-edge engineering technology, systems and practices in specializations that range from cyber and space to hypersonics and quantum science and more, all in support of the warfighter.
The Defense Department recognizes the service and sacrifice of our military families, and dedicates resources, services, policies and programs to support the more than 2 million uniformed service members and 2.6 million family members across the globe.
The three Defense Department service academy leaders told lawmakers that taking care of people amid the challenges of COVID-19 is among their top priorities.
Whether in war or peace, it is second nature for U.S. service members to want to help and protect their fellow citizens. They are doing the same in the war on COVID-19.
There are four pillars to accomplish military success and support free and open societies in the Indo-Pacific region, the commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said.
Ty Cobb was one of baseball's early greats, widely credited for setting 90 records in his 23-year career. During that span, the only time Cobb wasn't playing baseball was when he served in the Army during World War I.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Forces Korea has been working with local national agencies and organizations in South Korea to form a united front in the fight against the disease.
America's submarines have come a long way since the first hand-cranked wooden rigs. Today's state-of-the-art vessels are able to support hundreds of sailors working and living together under the sea for months at a time.
Army uniforms have changed considerably since 1775, but they share a common thread: keeping soldiers safe, on the move and on mission. Take an interactive look at how warfighters' clothes and gear have evolved to meet the times.
The triad, along with assigned forces, provide 24/7 deterrence to prevent catastrophic actions from our adversaries and they stand ready, if necessary, to deliver a decisive response, anywhere, anytime.
Get a closer look at the lives of the men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces through compelling photos, videos and quizzes that test your knowledge.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.