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Website Informs Civilians About DOD Opportunities

Pentagon officials have created a website to emphasize the importance of civilians in the Defense Department's workforce. The site will also serve to educate people about civilian employment and help them explore where they might find their fit within the organization. 

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Website Informs Civilians About DOD Opportunities
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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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Critical Supply Chain Task Force Releases Recommendations

Critical Supply Chain Task Force Releases Recommendations
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Medal of Honor Monday: Army Maj. John Jerstad

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Maj. John Jerstad
News | Reform

Survivors of Human Trafficking Recount Experiences, Provide Advice

Survivors of Human Trafficking Recount Experiences, Provide Advice
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U.S., Vietnam Discuss COVID-19 Aid, New Program to Find War Dead

U.S., Vietnam Discuss COVID-19 Aid, New Program to Find War Dead
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Military Athletes Go for Gold in Tokyo

Military Athletes Go for Gold in Tokyo

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Flag Officer Announcement

Flag Officer Announcement

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General Officer Announcements

General Officer Announcements

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Readout of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl's Teleconference With Estonian Ministry of Defense Permanent Secretary Kusti Salm

Readout of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl's Teleconference With Estonian Ministry of Defense Permanent Secretary Kusti Salm

From The Services

A soldier operates a man-portable air-defense system as another soldier stands beside.
Army

Soldiers Take Part in Exercise Forager

Soldiers Take Part in Exercise Forager
Marines travel in small inflatable boats toward a large ship.
Marine Corps

Marines Adapt With Force Design 2030

Marines Adapt With Force Design 2030
A submarine.
Navy

Navy Christens Future USS Hyman G. Rickover

Navy Christens Future USS Hyman G. Rickover
A helicopter is unloaded from the back of a large aircraft.
Air Force

Air Force Delivers Helicopters to Australia

Air Force Delivers Helicopters to Australia
A crowd of people watch military leaders perform a ceremony in front of a large American flag.
Space Force

3 Installations Update Name to Include 'Space Force'

3 Installations Update Name to Include 'Space Force'
A soldier aims his weapon at a target.
National Guard

Tennessee Guardsman Wins Soldier of the Year Title

Tennessee Guardsman Wins Soldier of the Year Title

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