U.S. Department of Defense

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Coronavirus: DOD Response

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.

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Coronavirus: DOD Response
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Tackling the Climate Crisis

The planet's changing climate has a significant effect on Defense Department missions, plans and installations. DOD is elevating climate change as a national security priority, integrating climate considerations into policies, strategies and partner engagements.

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Tackling the Climate Crisis
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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

News | Observances

Nation Observes Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm

Nation Observes Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm
Feature | Observances

Vietnam Combat Veteran Also Served as Desert Storm War Correspondent

Vietnam Combat Veteran Also Served as Desert Storm War Correspondent
Quiz | Lethality

Quiz: Bombs Over Baghdad — Test Your Desert Storm Knowledge

Quiz: Bombs Over Baghdad — Test Your Desert Storm Knowledge
News | Partnerships

DOD Technology Chief Emphasizes People, Teamwork

DOD Technology Chief Emphasizes People, Teamwork
Spotlight | Reform

Military Health

Military Health

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing

Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing

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Press Briefing Today at 12 P.M.

Press Briefing Today at 12 P.M.

From The Services

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Army

Northern Strike Brings Arctic Training to Michigan

Northern Strike Brings Arctic Training to Michigan
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Marine Corps

Handlers, Working Dogs Train, Bond at Cherry Point

Handlers, Working Dogs Train, Bond at Cherry Point
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Navy

Navy Chef Wins Army/Navy Cook-Off

Navy Chef Wins Army/Navy Cook-Off
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Air Force

F-15E Strike Eagles Test Deployment Capabilities

F-15E Strike Eagles Test Deployment Capabilities
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Space Force

Space Force Launches New Public Website

Space Force Launches New Public Website
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National Guard

Guard Helps Nationwide During COVID Surge

Guard Helps Nationwide During COVID Surge

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