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U.S. Department of Defense

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Spotlight on NATO

NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 31 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.

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Spotlight on NATO
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Taking Care of Our People

We recognize the service and sacrifice of our military and their families, and dedicate resources, services, policies and programs to support the more than 2 million uniformed service members and 2.6 million family members across the globe.

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Taking Care of Our People
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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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Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Sasha Baker Travels to United Kingdom

Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Sasha Baker Travels to United Kingdom

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FACT SHEET - 2023 Homeland Defense Policy Guidance

FACT SHEET - 2023 Homeland Defense Policy Guidance

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Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Keynote on 'The Global AI Contest' at the Advantage DOD 2024: Defense Data & AI Symposium in Washington (As Delivered)

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Keynote on 'The Global AI Contest' at the Advantage DOD 2024: Defense Data & AI Symposium in Washington (As Delivered)

From The Services

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Army

Soldier Wins Bridge Run

Soldier Wins Bridge Run
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Marine Corps

Competition Improves Marksmanship, Readiness

Competition Improves Marksmanship, Readiness
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Navy

USS Arleigh Burke Visits Greece

USS Arleigh Burke Visits Greece
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Air Force

Service to Make Major Changes to Meet Challenges

Service to Make Major Changes to Meet Challenges
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Space Force

Guardian, Airman Earn STEM Awards

Guardian, Airman Earn STEM Awards
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National Guard

Guard Helps School Recover From Typhoon

Guard Helps School Recover From Typhoon

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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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