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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

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Quartermaster John Cooper

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Spotlight Partnerships

U.S. Africa Command

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News | Partnerships

Austin Launches New Round of Discussions With Hemispheric Partners

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News | Lethality

DOD Committed to Reducing Risk of Nuclear War, Policy Undersecretary Says

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Spotlight Defense News

Coronavirus: DOD Response

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Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl Holds a Press Conference

Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl Holds a Press Conference

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Phone Call With Canadian Minister of National Defense Anita Anand

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Phone Call With Canadian Minister of National Defense Anita Anand

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Memo-Consolidated Department of Defense Coronavirus Disease 2019 Force Health Protection Guidance - Revision 2

Memo-Consolidated Department of Defense Coronavirus Disease 2019 Force Health Protection Guidance - Revision 2

From The Services

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Army

Soldiers Conduct Trilateral Airborne Ops in Indonesia

Soldiers Conduct Trilateral Airborne Ops in Indonesia
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Marine Corps

Exercise in Australia Tests Command, Control Capabilities

Exercise in Australia Tests Command, Control Capabilities
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Navy

Rimpac 2022 Concludes

Rimpac 2022 Concludes
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Air Force

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Wins National Title

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team Wins National Title
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Space Force

Space Force Conducts Innovative Talent Acquisition Process

Space Force Conducts Innovative Talent Acquisition Process
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National Guard

Volk Field Hosts Northern Lightning Exercise

Volk Field Hosts Northern Lightning Exercise

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