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Watch live at 5:20 a.m. EDT as Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Latvian Defense Minister Artis Pabriks give a joint news briefing in Riga, Latvia.
NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 30 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.
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.
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.
U.S. Africa Command is a small combatant command with a large mission that they are doing deftly, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said during a change of command ceremony in Stuttgart, Germany.
Cloud adoption, software modernization, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity are paramount to all Defense Department missions, the acting deputy chief information officer for the Information Enterprise said.
The Defense Business Board provides the secretary of defense and deputy defense secretary with outside private sector perspectives and lessons learned on business management, culture, principles and practices not otherwise available to the secretary from within DOD.
Commander Navy Installation Command Headquarters, Fleet and Family Support Center is hosting a federal hiring summit Aug. 15-18.
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.
Service members train and prepare year-round so when disasters strike, troops are ready to help those in harm's way. Learn how you can prepare, too.
The National Guard isn't just your response team at home. Citizen soldiers and airmen answer the call around the globe, partnering with nearly half the world's nations to advance peace and security through the Defense Department's State Partnership Program.
More than three decades ago, the movie Top Gun not only had everyone feeling "the need for speed," it also introduced the Navy's elite fighter weapons school to the world.
Take a look behind the lens at the missions and accomplishments of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.