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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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News

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Ukrainian Forces Make Some Gains in North, South

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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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Air Power!

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Coronavirus: DOD Response

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Ukrainian Minister of Defence Oleksii Reznikov

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Ukrainian Minister of Defence Oleksii Reznikov

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Israeli Minister of Defense Benjamin “Benny” Gantz

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Israeli Minister of Defense Benjamin “Benny” Gantz

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Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Travels to Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Travels to Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana

From The Services

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Army

Soldier's Call to Service Involved Family

Soldier's Call to Service Involved Family
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Marine Corps

AI: Marines Train Using Video Games

AI: Marines Train Using Video Games
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Navy

Dental Assistant Continues Family Tradition

Dental Assistant Continues Family Tradition
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Air Force

Exercise Agile Flag Concludes

Exercise Agile Flag Concludes
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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

U.S., Lithuania Partner in Best Sniper Competition

U.S., Lithuania Partner in Best Sniper Competition

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Multimedia

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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