U.S. Department of Defense

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Tackling the Climate Crisis

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.

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Tackling the Climate Crisis
The Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, perform.
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Arts & Entertainment

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.

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Arts & Entertainment
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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

News | Partnerships

NATO Leaders Stress Unity at Conclusion of Defense Ministerial

NATO Leaders Stress Unity at Conclusion of Defense Ministerial
Feature | Know Your Military

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Rear Adm. Richard O'Kane

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Rear Adm. Richard O'Kane
Spotlight | Know Your Military

Face of Defense

Face of Defense
Feature | Know Your Military

Radio Personality Robin Quivers Is Also Air Force Veteran

Radio Personality Robin Quivers Is Also Air Force Veteran
News | Armed With Science

Tests of 3D Scanner Show Potential Benefits

Tests of 3D Scanner Show Potential Benefits

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DOD Announces 2021 Secretary of Defense Maintenance Awards Winners

DOD Announces 2021 Secretary of Defense Maintenance Awards Winners

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Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al. Pre-Trial Hearing

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad et al. Pre-Trial Hearing

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DOD’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership Reaches Milestone Anniversary

DOD’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership Reaches Milestone Anniversary

From The Services

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Army

Vehicles, Equipment Moved South of Alps

Vehicles, Equipment Moved South of Alps
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Marine Corps

Marines Provide Flexible, Lethal Force in Indo-Pacific

Marines Provide Flexible, Lethal Force in Indo-Pacific
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Navy

U.S., Japanese Navies Conduct Ops in South China Sea

U.S., Japanese Navies Conduct Ops in South China Sea
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Air Force

Nellis Air Force Base Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emission

Nellis Air Force Base Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emission
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Space Force

Materiel Command Declares Full Space Force Support

Materiel Command Declares Full Space Force Support
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National Guard

Michigan Guardsmen Complete New Weapons Course

Michigan Guardsmen Complete New Weapons Course

Multimedia

Take a look behind the lens at the missions and accomplishments of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces.

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