Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is visiting the front-line states of Georgia, Ukraine and Romania before traveling to Belgium for the NATO Defense Ministerial Meeting in Brussels.
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.
NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 30 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.
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.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met with Ukrainian leaders in the capital city of Kyiv to reinforce ties between the nations and look for ways to implement the Strategic Defense Framework — a roadmap for both countries to follow to strengthen security and defense cooperation.
The noncombatant evacuation operation in Afghanistan in August highlighted the compassion of the military and U.S. partners around the world, the commander of U.S. Transportation Command said.
Five people who played important roles in the sports world – as journalists, team managers and commentators –are recognized for their military service during World War II and the Vietnam War.
The Defense Department is collaborating with allies and partners in the Pacific to prepare for a combined response capability for climate-related emergencies, a defense official said.
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.
Thousands of American service personnel are missing from previous conflicts and the Defense POW/MIA Agency remains relentless in its mission to provide the fullest possible accounting to their families and the nation, until they’re home.
Robotics teams compete in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Subterranean Challenge which seeks novel approaches to help revolutionize how we operate underground.
Follow along as an elite mountaineering team set out to climb Alaska’s Denali to highlight that connecting with the outdoors improves resiliency in service members.
Take a look behind the lens at the missions and accomplishments of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.