Using the resources of the federal government and the U.S. private sector, Operation Warp Speed will accelerate the testing, supply, development, and distribution of safe and effective vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to counter COVID-19 by January 2021.
The National Defense Strategy provides a clear road map for the Department of Defense to meet the challenges posed by a re-emergence of long-term strategic competition with China and Russia. The National Defense Strategy acknowledges an increasingly complex global security environment, characterized by overt challenges to the free and open international order.
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.
The Defense Department's Artificial Intelligence Strategy directs DOD to accelerate the adoption of AI and the creation of a force fit for the times.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper announced the return of U.S. sanctions to Iran in a briefing at the State Department.
In the 1980s, increased international concern about the effects of chemical warfare led Congress to direct the Army to destroy all U.S. chemical weapons.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jedh Colby Barker left behind a promising college career to join the service during the Vietnam War. He never came home, but the lives he saved through his heroic actions earned him the Medal of Honor.
While transient soldiers are under restricted movement for two weeks due to COVID-19 upon arriving to Germany, they take online training and stay in shape with physical fitness.
The Defense Department remembers and honors those Americans who were prisoners of war and those who served and never returned home.
Service members train and prepare year-round so when disasters strike, troops are ready to help those in harm's way. Learn how you can prepare, too.
The Federal Voting Assistance Program works to ensure service members, their eligible family members, and overseas citizens have the tools and resources to successfully vote from anywhere in the world.
From its introduction into the Navy in the late 1800s, baseball became a phenomenon that U.S. sailors — many of whom were Major League pros — helped to spread around the world.
Get a closer look at the lives of the men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces through compelling photos, videos and quizzes that test your knowledge.