Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III took a break from security discussions in Singapore to congratulate U.S. service members competing in the Olympics and Paralympics.
The Defense Department creates a poster each year in advance of POW/MIA Recognition Day, which highlights the department's ongoing efforts to provide the fullest possible accounting of the service members still missing from past conflicts.
Hurricane season is from June to November, but preparation, response and recovery are ongoing throughout the year. The Defense Department stands ready with troops, equipment and other capabilities to assist local and federal authorities prepare and provide humanitarian and disaster response support.
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.
Readiness in the armed forces comprises many factors, but food insecurity impacts physical and mental health, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Military Community and Family Policy said.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke of the need for partnerships to combat COVID-19 – relationships that are also necessary to create a stronger, more prosperous Indo-Pacific – one where no one nation calls the shots.
From local competitions to the world stage, military athletes bring the same physical prowess, dedication and spirit of excellence to playing fields that they do the battlefield, and continue to influence the rich history of America's sporting life.
The commander of U.S. Space Command discussed the command's role and its reliance on a variety of partnerships at the McCrary Institute/Space Policy Institute's "Securing Space" discussion.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III emphasized partnership with the United States during a speech in Singapore, saying America is a reliable friend to countries in Southeast Asia.
The U.S. Navy has grown into one of the largest and most respected maritime forces in the world since its founding in 1775. Missions are carried out at sea, on land and in the air and the various uniforms reflect that versatility.
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