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The Coast Guard saves people in trouble on the water and protects the country from maritime threats. It also promotes national security, border security and economic prosperity.
See that chevron on your uniform, badge on your cap, or the seal that adorns the building you walk into every day? Over the past 100 years, someone at The Institute of Heraldry was likely responsible for it.
Black men and women have a storied history in the U.S. military, despite facing discrimination on the homefront.
Find out how much you know about Operation Desert Storm, the Gulf War's combat phase, which began 30 years ago.
Not even Santa can escape our radar. And tracking him is only one of the many ways troops celebrate the holidays.
Take a glimpse into the daily lives of the Defense Department and its people through the eyes of military photographers during operations, training activities, humanitarian missions and other major events of 2022.
The National Guard isn't just your response team at home. Citizen soldiers and airmen answer the call around the globe, partnering with nearly half the world's nations to advance peace and security through the Defense Department's State Partnership Program.
Take a closer look at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, which was dedicated in 1982, fulfilling a promise to never forget those who served and sacrificed during the Vietnam War.
More than three decades ago, the movie Top Gun not only had everyone feeling "the need for speed," it also introduced the Navy's elite fighter weapons school to the world.
Take a glimpse into the daily lives of the Defense Department and its people through the eyes of military photographers during operations, training activities, humanitarian missions and other major events of 2021.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.