Congress has until Sept. 30 to pass an appropriations bill before government funding lapses, triggering a partial shutdown.
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.
National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, marks a time to showcase and honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the Defense Department and the nation.
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.
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks and Benedikt Zimmer, Germany's state secretary of the Federal Ministry of Defense, met at the Pentagon to reaffirm the U.S.-Germany bilateral relationship.
The Defense Department is asking as many as a half-million ID card holders to go online now and make appointments to renew their IDs — many of which are past the expiration dates printed on them.
The Defense Department observes Suicide Prevention Month in September by bringing greater attention to suicide prevention efforts and connecting the military community to resources.
A new Pentagon logo now adorns the Defense.gov website, along with changes to the site navigation to make it easier for readers to find valuable content.
If Air Force Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost is confirmed as the next U.S. Transportation Command commander, she said she will make sure it continues to provide the nation with the ability to rapidly project and sustain joint combat power.
Thousands of American service personnel are missing from previous conflicts and the Defense POW/MIA Agency remains relentless in its mission to provide the fullest possible accounting to their families and the nation, until they’re home.
Robotics teams compete in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Subterranean Challenge which seeks novel approaches to help revolutionize how we operate underground.
Follow along as an elite mountaineering team set out to climb Alaska’s Denali to highlight that connecting with the outdoors improves resiliency in service members.
Get a closer look at the lives of the men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces through compelling photos and videos.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.