Using the resources of the federal government and the U.S. private sector, Operation Warp Speed will accelerate the testing, supply, development, and distribution of safe and effective vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to counter COVID-19 by January 2021.
The National Defense Strategy provides a clear road map for the Department of Defense to meet the challenges posed by a re-emergence of long-term strategic competition with China and Russia. The National Defense Strategy acknowledges an increasingly complex global security environment, characterized by overt challenges to the free and open international order.
The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
The Defense Department pays tribute to all who served the nation during World War II and to the Allied countries whose service members fought side-by-side with America’s forces. DOD honors the troops who perished in the fight, were listed as missing in action or were prisoners of war; the veterans who returned; and the sacrifices of their families in the fight to preserve freedom.
Officials announced the fiscal year 2020 arms transfer figures and other Defense and State Department security assistance and cooperation accomplishments and statistics.
The National Commission on Military Aviation Safety released its recommendations saying aviators need more flight hours, maintenance personnel need better training and manning and supply chains need more and faster throughput.
The deputy commanding general for Mobilization and Reserve Affairs, U.S. Army Europe-Africa, toured Wiesbaden High School to connect with and encourage staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
During a discussion with the Hudson Institute, a top defense official said that COVID-19 helped draw attention to the weaker links of the U.S. defense supply chain.
Test your knowledge about the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, that took American lives and led the United States into World War II.
This collection showcases the work of military photographers in 2020, when U.S. service members continued to conduct around-the-clock training and operations worldwide to ensure the nation's security, even while responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
Service members train and prepare year-round so when disasters strike, troops are ready to help those in harm's way. Learn how you can prepare, too.
The triad, along with assigned forces, provide 24/7 deterrence to prevent catastrophic actions from our adversaries and they stand ready, if necessary, to deliver a decisive response, anywhere, anytime.
Get a closer look at the lives of the men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces through compelling photos, videos and quizzes that test your knowledge.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.