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.
Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.
Defense Department officials want Americans – especially those serving in the department – to understand what the Gold Star lapel pin and Next of Kin lapel pins mean.
Two members of the Ohio National Guard have been using their Spanish skills to provide Hispanic families with the critical information they need during food bank operations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Originally called on for a two-week mission, the Oregon National Guard ultimately expanded from 14 to 183 soldiers working to support COVID-19 response efforts over a period of 79 days.
The 2020 San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium graduation ceremony was postponed and changed to reflect safety protocols made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A lot of young people come to the United States looking for a better life, and many join the military as part of their journey. Navy Chief Petty Officer Ubaldo Huaromo, 54, is no exception.
The Michigan National Guard has teamed up with a local health department as COVID-19 testing continues throughout the state.
Take a closer look at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, which was dedicated in 1995 in Washington, D.C., to honor the nearly 2 million Americans who served in the three-year conflict.
Imagine spending all day, every day, practicing trick shots with a shotgun, taking out 10 moving targets with a pistol in six seconds flat, or perfecting your shot toward a target the size of a period.
For service members who carry out the bravest and most selfless acts in combat, the military bestows its most esteemed valor awards: the Medal of Honor, the Service Crosses and the Silver Star.
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.