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U.S. Department of Defense

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FY 2025 Defense Budget

The president’s fiscal year 2025 budget request bolsters our ability to defend the nation and deter aggression against America or our allies and partners, and forges a more modern defense ecosystem built for 21st century security challenges.

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FY 2025 Defense Budget
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Tackling the Climate Crisis

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.

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Tackling the Climate Crisis
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Spotlight

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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Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on the House Passage of the National Security Supplemental

Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on the House Passage of the National Security Supplemental

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Defense Aden Duale

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Defense Aden Duale

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General Officer Announcements

General Officer Announcements

From The Services

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Army

Saber Strike Enhances Combat Readiness

Saber Strike Enhances Combat Readiness
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Marine Corps

Marines Get Awards for Marksmanship Competition

Marines Get Awards for Marksmanship Competition
USS Gunston Hall (LSD-44), returns from supporting the largest NATO exercise in decades, Steadfast Defender 2024.
Navy

USS Gunston Hall Returns Home

USS Gunston Hall Returns Home
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Air Force

Air Force Announces 2023 Athletes of the Year

Air Force Announces 2023 Athletes of the Year
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Space Force

Space Force Holds Course for Senior Enlisted Leaders

Space Force Holds Course for Senior Enlisted Leaders
Maj. Josh Favaro, executive officer of the Virginia National Guard’s 229th Brigade Engineering Battalion, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, receives the Expert Soldier Badge from Sgt. Maj. Justin Walkup, the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team operations sergeant major, March 15, 2024, at Fort Walker, Virginia.
National Guard

Guardsman Earns Expert Soldier Badge

Guardsman Earns Expert Soldier Badge

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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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