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U.S. Department of Defense

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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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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.

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Support for Ukraine
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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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News

Feature | Know Your Military

NCO, Welder Selected as Winner for Dragon's Lair 7

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Ukrainian Forces Make Some Gains in North, South

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DOD Releases First Departmentwide Social Media Policy 

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Air Power!

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Coronavirus: DOD Response

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Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Visits the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Visits the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

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Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks and Deputy Energy Secretary David Turk Visit Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks and Deputy Energy Secretary David Turk Visit Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee

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Joint Press Statement for the 21st Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue

Joint Press Statement for the 21st Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue

From The Services

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Army

Community Members Model Back-to-School Clothes

Community Members Model Back-to-School Clothes
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Marine Corps

80 Years Later, Marine Remembers Guadalcanal

80 Years Later, Marine Remembers Guadalcanal
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Navy

USS Charleston, USS Green Bay Participate in Exercise Garuda Shield

USS Charleston, USS Green Bay Participate in Exercise Garuda Shield
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Air Force

Indo-Pacific Allies, Partners Attend Summit

Indo-Pacific Allies, Partners Attend Summit
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Space Force

Space Force Takes New Approach to Hiring

Space Force Takes New Approach to Hiring
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National Guard

Guardsmen Participate in Exercise Regional Cooperation

Guardsmen Participate in Exercise Regional Cooperation

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