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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

Feature | Know Your Military

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Spc. 5 Dennis M. Fujii

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Austin's Visit to Latvia Underscores U.S. Commitment

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After Dobbs Decision, DOD Provides Q&A Resource

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Breaking Records: DLA Employee Has a Need for Speed

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Coronavirus: DOD Response

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Defense Department Announces Fiscal Year 2022 Research Equipment Awards to Minority-Serving Institutions

Defense Department Announces Fiscal Year 2022 Research Equipment Awards to Minority-Serving Institutions

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FY22 HBCU-MSI Award List of Recipients

FY22 HBCU-MSI Award List of Recipients

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Senior Military Official Holds a Background Briefing

Senior Military Official Holds a Background Briefing

From The Services

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Army

Soldiers, Partners Participate in March

Soldiers, Partners Participate in March
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Marine Corps

Corps Hires New Director of Communication

Corps Hires New Director of Communication
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Navy

USS Indiana Returns From Deployment

USS Indiana Returns From Deployment
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Air Force

Edwards Completes Educational Complex

Edwards Completes Educational Complex
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Space Force

Space Force Takes New Approach to Hiring

Space Force Takes New Approach to Hiring
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National Guard

Airmen Participate in Water Rescue Course

Airmen Participate in Water Rescue Course

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