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U.S. Department of Defense

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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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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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Focus on Indo-Pacific

The Defense Department is committed to working with allies, partners and like-minded nations in the Indo-Pacific and to upholding a free and open region founded on respect for international rules, laws and norms.

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Focus on Indo-Pacific
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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With South Korean Minister of National Defense Shin Wonsik

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With South Korean Minister of National Defense Shin Wonsik

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

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

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On-Camera Press Briefing

On-Camera Press Briefing

From The Services

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Army

Techs Demo Skills to Students at Robotics Competition

Techs Demo Skills to Students at Robotics Competition
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Marine Corps

Marines Complete Tough-Terrain Training

Marines Complete Tough-Terrain Training
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Navy

Cutlass Express Gets Underway in East Africa

Cutlass Express Gets Underway in East Africa
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Air Force

Cope North Challenges Airmen in Indo-Pacific

Cope North Challenges Airmen in Indo-Pacific
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Space Force

Space Experts Collaborate During Centcom Forum

Space Experts Collaborate During Centcom Forum
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National Guard

Airman Receives Award for Civilian Rescue

Airman Receives Award for Civilian Rescue

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