Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke with leaders in stalwart NATO ally Romania and then visited the U.S. forces who work day in and day out to make NATO a reality.
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.
NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 30 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.
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.
The Army's XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, N.C., initiated the Dragon's Lair program, a "Shark Tank"-style competition in which soldiers from across the Army pitched their innovations to a panel of civilian tech experts and military leaders.
In recent years, state governments have asked the National Guard to assist with wildfires when primary responders' resources are stretched thin. As always, the National Guard is more than ready to step up to the plate.
NATO defense ministers are meeting in Belgium to chart the course for the alliance as it modernizes and adapts to a world dominated by strategic competition, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
From aerobatic pilots to xylophone musicians, artists and entertainers of all types thrive in DOD, both as hobbyists and military professionals. And through traditions like USO shows, service members also have unique opportunities to enjoy the arts as spectators and fans.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is visiting the front-line states of Georgia, Ukraine and Romania before traveling to Belgium for the NATO Defense Ministerial Meeting in Brussels.
Thousands of American service personnel are missing from previous conflicts and the Defense POW/MIA Agency remains relentless in its mission to provide the fullest possible accounting to their families and the nation, until they’re home.
Robotics teams compete in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Subterranean Challenge which seeks novel approaches to help revolutionize how we operate underground.
Follow along as an elite mountaineering team set out to climb Alaska’s Denali to highlight that connecting with the outdoors improves resiliency in service members.
Take a look behind the lens at the missions and accomplishments of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.