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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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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Ukrainian Minister of Defense Rustem Umerov

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Ukrainian Minister of Defense Rustem Umerov

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Defense Science Board Discusses Emerging Threats, Begins 2024 Summer Studies

Defense Science Board Discusses Emerging Threats, Begins 2024 Summer Studies

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Senior Defense Official Holds a Background Briefing on the Outcomes of the 19th Ukraine Defense Contact Group Meeting

Senior Defense Official Holds a Background Briefing on the Outcomes of the 19th Ukraine Defense Contact Group Meeting

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Army

Researchers Define Future of Countermine Technology

Researchers Define Future of Countermine Technology
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Marine Corps

Combat Artists Depict Unrelenting Resolve

Combat Artists Depict Unrelenting Resolve
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Navy

Central Command Intercepts Weapons Shipment

Central Command Intercepts Weapons Shipment
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Air Force

Command Meets Challenge of Increasing Global Tension

Command Meets Challenge of Increasing Global Tension
.S. Space Force Nicole Petrucci, commander of Space Delta 3 – Space Electromagnetic Warfare (second from right), and Col. Andrew Menschner, commander of Position, Navigation, and Timing Delta (Provisional), answer questions about the opportunities and lessons learned that they’ve faced in becoming Integrated Mission Deltas at the Air & Space Forces Association Warfare Symposium in Aurora, Colorado, Feb. 13, 2024. The objective of becoming an IMD is to organize all aspects of mission area readiness – personnel, equipment, training, and sustainment – into a single organization. (U.S. Space Force photo by John Ayer)
Space Force

Commanders Share Lessons Learned

Commanders Share Lessons Learned
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National Guard

Guard Support Security Forces Training

Guard Support Security Forces Training

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