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U.S. Department of Defense

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Spotlight on NATO

NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 30 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.

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Spotlight on NATO
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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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Support for Ukraine
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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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News

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DOD Releases First Departmentwide Social Media Policy 

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Medal of Honor Monday: Army Spc. 5 Dennis M. Fujii

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Austin's Visit to Latvia Underscores U.S. Commitment

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After Dobbs Decision, DOD Provides Q&A Resource

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Coronavirus: DOD Response

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Japanese Minister of Defense Hamada Yasukazu

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Japanese Minister of Defense Hamada Yasukazu

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U.S., South Korea, Japan Participate in Missile Defense Exercise in Hawaii

U.S., South Korea, Japan Participate in Missile Defense Exercise in Hawaii

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on His COVID Status

Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on His COVID Status

From The Services

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Army

Tests for First Self-Driving Vehicle Speed Ahead

Tests for First Self-Driving Vehicle Speed Ahead
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Marine Corps

Squadron Returns From Historic Deployment

Squadron Returns From Historic Deployment
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Navy

First Woman Takes Helm of Naval Test Wing Atlantic

First Woman Takes Helm of Naval Test Wing Atlantic
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Air Force

Airman, Afghan Evacuee Build Lasting Relationship

Airman, Afghan Evacuee Build Lasting Relationship
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Space Force

Space Force Takes New Approach to Hiring

Space Force Takes New Approach to Hiring
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National Guard

Guardsman Helps His Community After Flooding

Guardsman Helps His Community After Flooding

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