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U.S. Department of Defense

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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, 2022.

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Support for Ukraine
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Commencements

The president, vice president and defense leaders deliver messages of hope, encouragement and guidance to graduates of the military academies.

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Commencements
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Memorial Day

Each year on the last Monday in May, the Defense Department joins the nation in honoring service members who lost their lives in defense of the nation and mourns with their families.

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Memorial Day
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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Remarks Welcoming Angolan Defense Minister Joao Ernesto dos Santos to the Pentagon

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Remarks Welcoming Angolan Defense Minister Joao Ernesto dos Santos to the Pentagon

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Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at the National Memorial Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery (As Delivered)

Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at the National Memorial Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery (As Delivered)

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Statement Attributed to DOD Spokesperson Air Force Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder

Statement Attributed to DOD Spokesperson Air Force Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder

From The Services

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Army

Soldiers, Marines Deliver Health Care to Ghanaian Village

Soldiers, Marines Deliver Health Care to Ghanaian Village
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Marine Corps

NYC Welcomes Marines for Fleet Week

NYC Welcomes Marines for Fleet Week
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Navy

U.S., Australian Troops Conduct Blood Transfusion Training

U.S., Australian Troops Conduct Blood Transfusion Training
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Air Force

Senate Confirms New Air Force Leader

Senate Confirms New Air Force Leader
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Space Force

First Guardian Graduates From Army Leadership Course

First Guardian Graduates From Army Leadership Course
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National Guard

New York Airmen Kick Off 2024 Greenland Missions

New York Airmen Kick Off 2024 Greenland Missions

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