Spotlight Observances

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

The Defense Department pays tribute to the contributions and dedicated service of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, past and present, in defense of the nation during May and throughout the year.

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News | Lethality

More Work to Be Done to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction, DOD Experts Say

A critical mission of the Defense Department is to dissuade, deter and defeat actors who threaten to use weapons of mass destruction against the United States and its interests.

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Spotlight Defense News

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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News | Defense News

Manufacturing Innovation Institutes Integral to U.S. Pandemic Response

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News | Defense News

Agency Provides Critical Supplies to USAID for India Pandemic Response

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Feature | Defense News

Space Force Guardian Supports the St. Paul Community Vaccination Center

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News | Reform

DOD Expands Hacker Program to All Publicly Accessible Defense Information Systems

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Spotlight Reform

Tackling the Climate Crisis

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