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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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Biden-Harris Administration Secures More Than 100 Million Doses of Pfizer's Latest COVID-19 Vaccine for Fall Vaccine Campaign

Biden-Harris Administration Secures More Than 100 Million Doses of Pfizer's Latest COVID-19 Vaccine for Fall Vaccine Campaign

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on the Passing of Hershel 'Woody' Williams

Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on the Passing of Hershel 'Woody' Williams

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General Officer Announcement

General Officer Announcement

From The Services

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Army

101st Airborne Arrives in Europe to Support NATO

101st Airborne Arrives in Europe to Support NATO
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Marine Corps

Corps Mourns Passing of Hershel 'Woody' Williams

Corps Mourns Passing of Hershel 'Woody' Williams
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Navy

Wreckage of WWII Ship Found in Philippine Sea

Wreckage of WWII Ship Found in Philippine Sea
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Air Force

Air Force Welcomes New Commander

Air Force Welcomes New Commander
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Space Force

Space Force Announces Interservice Opportunities

Space Force Announces Interservice Opportunities
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National Guard

Air Guard Conduct Historic Highway Landings

Air Guard Conduct Historic Highway Landings

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