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.
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 Air Force Civil Engineer Center's Wildland Fire Branch hasn't let the COVID-19 pandemic stop it from protecting airmen and their families as well as wildlife during this year's severe fire season.
The Defense Department's priorities have not changed since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic: protection of the force and families, safeguarding of mission capabilities or readiness, and closely working with partners and allies to fight COVID-19.
Olympian Louis Zamperini joined the Army in 1941 and while serving in World War II, his plane crashed in the Pacific. After barely surviving for 47 days on a life raft, he was taken prisoner by the Japanese.
Environmental factors affecting war and security have long been known, but a new Defense Department group seeks to increase awareness of these factors in making policy and responding to crises.
The Defense Department has opted to share bandwidth with the private sector to further development of U.S. 5G capabilities.
Army Master Sgt. Henry Erwin suffered horrific burns while saving his bomber crew from almost certain death in a midair accident during World War II, heroic actions that earned him the Medal of Honor.
Airmen assigned to the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, delivered humanitarian aid supplies to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.
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.
The Federal Voting Assistance Program works to ensure service members, their eligible family members, and overseas citizens have the tools and resources to successfully vote from anywhere in the world.
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