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U.S. Department of Defense

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Spotlight

Spotlight on NATO

NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 32 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.

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Spotlight on NATO
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Spotlight

Value of Service

The U.S. military, the world's finest fighting force, is made up entirely of volunteers, reinforcing the American ideal of personal freedom while offering those with the desire and ability to serve opportunity, community and purpose.

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Value of Service
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Support for Ukraine

The United States is working with allies and partners to support Ukraine in the fight for sovereignty and freedom. The U.S. has provided Ukraine with billions of dollars in security assistance since the beginning of Russia's unprovoked assault on Feb. 24, 2022.

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Support for Ukraine
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Pentagon Press Secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder Holds a Press Briefing

Pentagon Press Secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder Holds a Press Briefing

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Readout of Senior Defense Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs Leader's Trip to Adaptive Shield Exercise, South Korea and Japan

Readout of Senior Defense Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs Leader's Trip to Adaptive Shield Exercise, South Korea and Japan

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DOD Hosts First Survivor Symposium

DOD Hosts First Survivor Symposium

From The Services

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Army

Soldiers Honor Fallen Vietnam Veteran

Soldiers Honor Fallen Vietnam Veteran
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Marine Corps

Marines Issue Annual Report on Force Design

Marines Issue Annual Report on Force Design
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Navy

Navy Rescues Crew From Vessel Struck by Houthis

Navy Rescues Crew From Vessel Struck by Houthis
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Air Force

Services Center Announces 2024 Art Contest Winners

Services Center Announces 2024 Art Contest Winners
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Space Force

Space Force Integrates Satellite Operations Into Curriculum

Space Force Integrates Satellite Operations Into Curriculum
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National Guard

Hawaii Air National Guard Hosts Joint Exercise

Hawaii Air National Guard Hosts Joint Exercise

Interactive Experiences

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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