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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 their fight for sovereignty and freedom. As of April 2022, the U.S. has provided Ukraine with $2.6 billion in security assistance since the beginning of Russia's unprovoked assault on February 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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News

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Sweden to Host NATO Exercise

Sweden to Host NATO Exercise
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Russia, China Pose Security Challenges to Europe, General Says

Russia, China Pose Security Challenges to Europe, General Says
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Commencements

Commencements
Spotlight | Know Your Military

Military Spouse Appreciation

Military Spouse Appreciation
Spotlight | Defense News

Coronavirus: DOD Response

Coronavirus: DOD Response

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Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing

Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing

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General Officer Announcements

General Officer Announcements

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Flag Officer Announcement

Flag Officer Announcement

From The Services

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Army

Soldiers, Firefighters Hold Prescribed Burn

Soldiers, Firefighters Hold Prescribed Burn
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Marine Corps

Georgia Base Accomplishes Energy Efficiency Milestone

Georgia Base Accomplishes Energy Efficiency Milestone
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Navy

Navy Dedicates Rescue Training Pool to WWII Hero

Navy Dedicates Rescue Training Pool to WWII Hero
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Air Force

Airmen Brief Biden on Hurricane Season Preparation

Airmen Brief Biden on Hurricane Season Preparation
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Space Force

Grooming, Uniform Updates Reflect Excellence, Heritage

Grooming, Uniform Updates Reflect Excellence, Heritage
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National Guard

Four Brothers Serve in Same Wing

Four Brothers Serve in Same Wing

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