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Taking Care of Our People

We recognize the service and sacrifice of our military and their families, and dedicate resources, services, policies and programs to support the more than 2 million uniformed service members and 2.6 million family members across the globe.

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Taking Care of Our People
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China Military Power Report

In November 2022, the Department of Defense released its annual report on the Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China, known as the China Military Power Report.

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China Military Power Report
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Spotlight

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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Readout of Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl's Meeting With Incoming Chief of the Israeli General Staff Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi

Readout of Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl's Meeting With Incoming Chief of the Israeli General Staff Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi

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Seven Nations Meet to Address Space Security

Seven Nations Meet to Address Space Security

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Readout of the Department of Defense Climate Change Roundtable With Caribbean Ambassadors

Readout of the Department of Defense Climate Change Roundtable With Caribbean Ambassadors

From The Services

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Army

NATO Allies Display Power, Strategy in Romania

NATO Allies Display Power, Strategy in Romania
U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 2d Marines and members of the Japan Self-Defense Force Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade offload a Japan Self Defense Force CH-47JA Chinook helicopter during Keen Sword 23 at Tsutara, Japan, Nov. 16, 2022. Keen Sword is a biennial training event that exercises the combined capabilities and lethality developed between 3d Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, and the Japan Self-Defense Force. This bilateral field-training exercise between the U.S. military and JSDF strengthens interoperability and combat readiness of the U.S.-Japan Alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Scott Aubuchon)
Marine Corps

Marines, Japan Forces Combine for Keen Sword

Marines, Japan Forces Combine for Keen Sword
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Navy

USS James E. Williams Sets Sail for NATO Exercise

USS James E. Williams Sets Sail for NATO Exercise
Graduate student intern Brittani Huegen works in the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, Liquid Metals Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2022, preparing an electromyography measurement using liquid metal-based electrodes. Huegen, a fifth-year Duke University Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering, began her internship with AFRL’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate in September 2022. AFRL is accepting applications for this fully funded graduate student internship program Dec. 1, 2022 through Jan. 20, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo / Jonathan Taulbee)
Air Force

Air Force Offering Hands-On Experience to Future Researchers

Air Force Offering Hands-On Experience to Future Researchers
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Space Force

Guardians Visit Australia for Space Talks

Guardians Visit Australia for Space Talks
Lockered "Bud" Gahs from Perry Hall, Maryland, who served as a private in the 42nd Infantry Division's 222nd Infantry Regiment, shared his memories of World War II with 300 New York Army National Guard Soldiers Dec. 2, 2022, in Albany, New York. Left to right, Maj. Gen. Thomas Spencer, commanding general, 42nd Infantry Division, and former CGs: Brig. Gen. Paul Genereux, Maj. Gen. Harry Miller, Maj. Thomas Kinley, Maj. Gen. Steve Wickstrom, and Maj. Gen. Steve Ferrari. Gahs is in the middle.
National Guard

WWII Veteran Shares Combat Stories With Guardsmen

WWII Veteran Shares Combat Stories With Guardsmen

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