Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has retracted the letter terminating the country's Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States after meeting with Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III.
The Defense Critical Supply Chain Task Force has released its final report with findings and recommendations — such as minimizing U.S. reliance on foreign suppliers — that would prevent future supply shortages, threats and vulnerabilities.
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.
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.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III traveled to Vietnam to discuss the COVID-19 aid being provided by the U.S. and a new accounting initiative to help find those who died during the Vietnam War.
When wildfires happen out west, National Guard service members are there to fight those fires. And for now, they've got a good handle on the effort, the director of the National Guard said.
The Defense Department is harnessing the potential of 3D printing to help warfighters maintain technological overmatch against strategic competitors.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III took a break from security discussions in Singapore to congratulate U.S. service members competing in the Olympics and Paralympics.
The Defense Department directed employees working in areas at high risk for transmission to begin using face masks again as a measure to prevent the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, especially the fast-moving, highly-transmittable Delta variant.
The U.S. Navy has grown into one of the largest and most respected maritime forces in the world since its founding in 1775. Missions are carried out at sea, on land and in the air and the various uniforms reflect that versatility.
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