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DOD Announces AI Competition to Detect, Defeat Illegal Fishing

The Defense Innovation Unit and Global Fishing Watch, a nonprofit that uses satellites to provide a view of global fishing activities, announced a new xView3 Challenge to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

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DOD Announces AI Competition to Detect, Defeat Illegal Fishing
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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season is from June to November, but preparation, response and recovery are ongoing throughout the year. The Defense Department stands ready with troops, equipment and other capabilities to assist local and federal authorities prepare and provide humanitarian and disaster response support.

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Hurricane Preparedness
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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

As the 28th secretary of defense, Lloyd J. Austin III is the principal assistant to the president in all matters relating to the Department of Defense and also serves on the National Security Council.

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
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Austin Details Messages He Will Deliver in Indo-Pacific, Discusses Afghanistan

Austin Details Messages He Will Deliver in Indo-Pacific, Discusses Afghanistan
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DOD, Navy Confront Climate Change Challenges in Southern Virginia

DOD, Navy Confront Climate Change Challenges in Southern Virginia
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Afghan Forces Have Capacity to Fight, Defend Country, Milley Says

Afghan Forces Have Capacity to Fight, Defend Country, Milley Says
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DOD Takes Phased Approach to Implementing Recommendations on Sexual Assault, Harassment

DOD Takes Phased Approach to Implementing Recommendations on Sexual Assault, Harassment
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Focus on Indo-Pacific

Focus on Indo-Pacific

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Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds an Off-Camera Press Briefing

Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds an Off-Camera Press Briefing

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Readout of the U.S.-Iraq Military Technical Talks, as Part of the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Dialogue

Readout of the U.S.-Iraq Military Technical Talks, as Part of the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Dialogue

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General Officer Assignments

General Officer Assignments

From The Services

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Army

Change of Station Issues Take Top Priority

Change of Station Issues Take Top Priority
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Marine Corps

Marines Test Radio Transmission Capabilities

Marines Test Radio Transmission Capabilities
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Navy

Reagan Strike Group Conducts Submarine Exercise

Reagan Strike Group Conducts Submarine Exercise
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Air Force

Air Force Secures $24 Million for Readiness, Environment

Air Force Secures $24 Million for Readiness, Environment
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Space Force

Guardians to Adopt New Fitness Assessment Alternatives

Guardians to Adopt New Fitness Assessment Alternatives
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National Guard

Nevada Guard's 'High Rollers' Extend Wildfire Mission

Nevada Guard's 'High Rollers' Extend Wildfire Mission

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