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U.S. Department of Defense

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Taking Care of Our People

We recognize the service and sacrifice of our military and their families, and dedicate resources, services, policies and programs to support the more than 2 million uniformed service members and 2.6 million family members across the globe.

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Taking Care of Our People
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National Defense Strategy

In October 2022, the Department of Defense released its National Defense Strategy.

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National Defense Strategy
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Support for Ukraine

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.

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Readout of the Executive Framing Meeting for the U.S.-Colombia Defense Bilateral Working Group

Readout of the Executive Framing Meeting for the U.S.-Colombia Defense Bilateral Working Group

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Asst. Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Celeste Wallander Travels to Montenegro and Germany for U.S.-Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial and Berlin Security Conference

Asst. Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Celeste Wallander Travels to Montenegro and Germany for U.S.-Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial and Berlin Security Conference

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With German Minister of Defense Christine Lambrecht

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With German Minister of Defense Christine Lambrecht

From The Services

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Army

Soldier Glides Toward Gold in Skating Competition

Soldier Glides Toward Gold in Skating Competition
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Marine Corps

Marines Consider Commercial Watercraft

Marines Consider Commercial Watercraft
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Navy

Navy Names First Woman as Submarine Executive Officer

Navy Names First Woman as Submarine Executive Officer
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Air Force

New Technology Delivers Flight Data Faster

New Technology Delivers Flight Data Faster
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Space Force

Space Force Activates First Overseas Component

Space Force Activates First Overseas Component
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National Guard

Guardsmen Devote Support to War Hero's Story

Guardsmen Devote Support to War Hero's Story

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Take a look behind the lens at the missions and accomplishments of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces.

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