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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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Russians Retreat From Snake Island, DOD Official Says

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New Eucom Leader Assumes Command Amid War in Ukraine

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Biden Says NATO Meets Challenges of Today, Prepares to Counter Threats of Tomorrow

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Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Pfc. Melvin Newlin

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Coronavirus: DOD Response

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Senior Defense Official Holds a Background Briefing

Senior Defense Official Holds a Background Briefing

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$820 Million in Additional Security Assistance for Ukraine

$820 Million in Additional Security Assistance for Ukraine

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Consolidated DoD COVID-19 FHP Guidance - Revision 1

Consolidated DoD COVID-19 FHP Guidance - Revision 1

From The Services

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Army

Replica Asteroid Samples on Display at Camp Zama

Replica Asteroid Samples on Display at Camp Zama
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Marine Corps

Marines Honor Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel 'Woody' Williams

Marines Honor Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel 'Woody' Williams
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Navy

6 Graduate First Senior Amphibious Warfare Officer Course

6 Graduate First Senior Amphibious Warfare Officer Course
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Air Force

Air Force Seeks Science Research Partnerships With HBCUs

Air Force Seeks Science Research Partnerships With HBCUs
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Space Force

Service Chiefs Talk Joint All-Domain Command, Control

Service Chiefs Talk Joint All-Domain Command, Control
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National Guard

NY Guard Wraps Up Federally Funded COVID-19 Mission

NY Guard Wraps Up Federally Funded COVID-19 Mission

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