U.S. Department of Defense

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Tackling the Climate Crisis

The planet's changing climate has a significant effect on Defense Department missions, plans and installations. DOD is elevating climate change as a national security priority, integrating climate considerations into policies, strategies and partner engagements.

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Tackling the Climate Crisis
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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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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 | Reform

Army's 'Dragon's Lair' Opens to All Military Services

Army's 'Dragon's Lair' Opens to All Military Services
News | Humanitarian Aid

'It Was Just Wild': Guardsmen Fight Fires From the Sky

'It Was Just Wild': Guardsmen Fight Fires From the Sky
News | Defense News

NATO Secretary General Details Agenda for Defense Meeting

NATO Secretary General Details Agenda for Defense Meeting
Spotlight | Know Your Military

Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment
News | Partnerships

Austin Works With Allies, Partners to Deter Russian Malign Activities

Austin Works With Allies, Partners to Deter Russian Malign Activities

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Registration Opens for DoD's Inaugural Virtual Relationship Wellness Summit

Registration Opens for DoD's Inaugural Virtual Relationship Wellness Summit

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Opening Remarks at Bilateral Meeting

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Opening Remarks at Bilateral Meeting

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Statement on the DoD Climate Risk Analysis

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Statement on the DoD Climate Risk Analysis

From The Services

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Army

Leaders Discuss Domestic Violence Prevention

Leaders Discuss Domestic Violence Prevention
Marines in a cyber operations room.
Marine Corps

Corps Establishes Information Development Institute

Corps Establishes Information Development Institute
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Navy

U.S. Joins Partner Nations for Maritime Exercise

U.S. Joins Partner Nations for Maritime Exercise
Kicking off the last day of the 2021 Virtual Air University Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture Symposium this morning, Air Force Culture and Language Center Director Howard Ward gave a live demonstration of the heavily updated Culture App 2.0.
Air Force

Air Force Launches Updated Culture Guide App

Air Force Launches Updated Culture Guide App
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Space Force

Software Programs Assist in Humanitarian Missions

Software Programs Assist in Humanitarian Missions
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National Guard

Guard Hosts Advanced Trauma Life Support Course

Guard Hosts Advanced Trauma Life Support Course

Multimedia

Take a look behind the lens at the missions and accomplishments of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces.

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