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Space Command, Navy Share Commonalities in Keeping Open Lines of Communication

Navy and Space Command share a lot in terms of what they do, and there's opportunity for both to leverage off of each other to increase their effectiveness in carrying out their missions.

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Space Command, Navy Share Commonalities in Keeping Open Lines of Communication
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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season is from June to November, but preparation, response and recovery are ongoing throughout the year. The Defense Department stands ready with troops, equipment and other capabilities to assist local and federal authorities prepare and provide humanitarian and disaster response support.

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Hurricane Preparedness
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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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Vietnam Veteran's Daughter Follows in His Footsteps

Vietnam Veteran's Daughter Follows in His Footsteps
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Southcom Nominee: U.S. Must Remain 'Partner of Choice' in Western Hemisphere

Southcom Nominee: U.S. Must Remain 'Partner of Choice' in Western Hemisphere
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DOD Official Says U.S. Faces Climate Change Crisis

DOD Official Says U.S. Faces Climate Change Crisis
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Milley Discusses What It Takes to Remain World's Preeminent Fighting Force

Milley Discusses What It Takes to Remain World's Preeminent Fighting Force
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Military Athletes Go for Gold in Tokyo

Military Athletes Go for Gold in Tokyo

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COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Installation Status Update, August 4, 2021

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Installation Status Update, August 4, 2021

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Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing With Pentagon Police Chief Woody Kusse

Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing With Pentagon Police Chief Woody Kusse

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III on the Death of Pentagon Force Protection Agency Officer

Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III on the Death of Pentagon Force Protection Agency Officer

From The Services

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Army

Soldiers Jump Into Exercise Forager

Soldiers Jump Into Exercise Forager
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Marine Corps

Wing Trains for Modern Island-Hopping Campaign

Wing Trains for Modern Island-Hopping Campaign
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Navy

Sea Service Leaders Stress Tri-Service Maritime Strategy

Sea Service Leaders Stress Tri-Service Maritime Strategy
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Air Force

Researchers Test Directed Energy System in Wind Tunnel

Researchers Test Directed Energy System in Wind Tunnel
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Space Force

Space Force Gets Support From Air Force Materiel Command

Space Force Gets Support From Air Force Materiel Command
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National Guard

Kentucky Troops Move Ordnance for Patriot Press

Kentucky Troops Move Ordnance for Patriot Press

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