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News

News

U.S. Space Command, Space Force and 45th Space Wing leaders discussed planetary defense, partnering with NASA and the recent astronaut launch during a SpaceNews webinar.
Top Army medical experts discussed their latest efforts to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus during a briefing at the Pentagon.
Air Force Secretary Barbara M. Barrett observed how airmen were performing their national security missions during the COVID-19 pandemic in a recent visit to Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment W. Jordan Gillis issued a memo to tenants of housing privatized under the Military Housing Privatization Initiative, providing an update on the status of the department's efforts to implement the MHPI Tenant Bill of Rights.  

Features

Features

Purported baseball inventor Abner Doubleday was also a career Army officer and Union major general during the Civil War.
While juggling a full load of online courses, two University of Kansas citizen-soldier students jumped at the opportunity to serve their community.
Members of the Oklahoma National Guard are supporting the Oklahoma State Health Department in fulfilling Gov. Kevin Stitt's continued efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state.
For the Fiore siblings, family ties bolster their shared commitment to duty and service.

Spotlights

Spotlights

The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
The Defense Department pays tribute to all who served the nation during World War II and to the Allied countries whose service members fought side-by-side with America’s forces. DOD honors the troops who perished in the fight, were listed as missing in action or were prisoners of war; the veterans who returned; and the sacrifices of their families in the fight to preserve freedom.
The president’s fiscal year 2021 budget request enables irreversible implementation of the National Defense Strategy.
"Our most important resource is our people. We have a responsibility to take care of our people, their families and the communities where we serve." - Bob McMahon, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment

Inside DOD

Inside DOD

When actor and comedian Craig Robinson joined service members in a virtual chat recently, the laughs that came with it were much appreciated.
Entertainment in the age of the new coronavirus has turned virtual, and that has the USO adapting as well.
The annual Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards recognize service members and civilians across DOD who make strides to conserve our nation’s natural and cultural resources. Here are the winners for 2020.
Many supplies, services and leisure activities have slowed or stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there's one thing that has remained the same or even gained momentum – cyberespionage.