An official website of the United States Government 
Here's how you know

Official websites use .gov

.gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock ( lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.


Videos of what’s happening in the Defense Department.

Play Play

National Memorial Day Observance

  • May 28, 2018 | 48:31

President Donald J. Trump, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speak at the 150th Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, May 28, 2018, at Arlington National Cemetery, in observance of America’s fallen military service members.