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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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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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Review of Notification Process for Assumption of Functions and Duties of the Secretary of Defense

Review of Notification Process for Assumption of Functions and Duties of the Secretary of Defense

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Unclassified Summary of the 30-Day Review Regarding Sec. Austin's Hospitalization

Unclassified Summary of the 30-Day Review Regarding Sec. Austin's Hospitalization

From The Services

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Army

Future Conflicts Demand Flexible, Mobile Command Posts

Future Conflicts Demand Flexible, Mobile Command Posts
U.S. Marines with 3d Littoral Combat Team, 3d Marine Littoral Regiment, 3d Marine Division confirm visual identification of a naval vessel during a training evolution at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Hawaii, Jan. 24, 2024. The training experimented with the Littoral Reconnaissance Team concept while operating multiple advanced data collection systems and assets, such as the Stalker VXE30 small unmanned aerial system. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jacqueline C. Parsons)
Marine Corps

Regiment at Forefront of Marine Corps Innovation

Regiment at Forefront of Marine Corps Innovation
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Navy

U.S., Japan Forces Conclude Resilient Shield

U.S., Japan Forces Conclude Resilient Shield
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Air Force

MQ-9 Reaper Makes History at Shaw Air Force Base

MQ-9 Reaper Makes History at Shaw Air Force Base
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Space Force

Energy, Installations, Environment Leaders Visit Buckley Space Force Base

Energy, Installations, Environment Leaders Visit Buckley Space Force Base
From left, Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Binstock, North Dakota Army National Guard state command sergeant major; 2nd Lt. Denis Duku, 426th Signal Company; Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, adjutant general; Maj. Beth Simek, North Dakota bilateral affairs officer for Ghana; Lt. Col. Jarrod Simek, U.S. Special Operations Command Africa, and Lt. Col. Mark McEvers take a photo at the 20th-anniversary celebration of North Dakota and the Republic of Ghana's partnership in the State Partnership Program, Feb. 22, 2024, in Accra, Ghana. North Dakota and Ghana are one of 18 partnerships in Africa.
National Guard

North Dakota Guard Celebrates Ghana Partnership

North Dakota Guard Celebrates Ghana Partnership

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