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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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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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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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Neptune Strike '22 Kicks off Monday in Mediterranean

Neptune Strike '22 Kicks off Monday in Mediterranean
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White House Praises DOD Acquisition Professionals for COVID-19 Efforts Around the World

White House Praises DOD Acquisition Professionals for COVID-19 Efforts Around the World
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Armed Services Blood Program Urges Donors to Step Up

Armed Services Blood Program Urges Donors to Step Up
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Air Force Medical Student Called to Work as Translator for Afghan Evacuees

Air Force Medical Student Called to Work as Translator for Afghan Evacuees
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Military Family Support

Military Family Support

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Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby Holds a Press Briefing

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby Holds a Press Briefing

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Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Abd al Hadi al Iraqi Pre-Trial Hearing

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Abd al Hadi al Iraqi Pre-Trial Hearing

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Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby Press Briefing Today at 1 p.m.

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby Press Briefing Today at 1 p.m.

From The Services

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Army

Utility Meters Help With Garrison Energy Conservation

Utility Meters Help With Garrison Energy Conservation
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Marine Corps

Marines Participate in Exercise Across Japan

Marines Participate in Exercise Across Japan
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Navy

Divers Complete Underwater Repair Exercise

Divers Complete Underwater Repair Exercise
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Air Force

Program Scores a First With Remotely Piloted Flight

Program Scores a First With Remotely Piloted Flight
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Space Force

Space Force Launches New Public Website

Space Force Launches New Public Website
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National Guard

Guardsmen Compete to Make Endurance Team

Guardsmen Compete to Make Endurance Team

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