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U.S. Department of Defense

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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, 2022.

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Support for Ukraine
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Value of Service

The U.S. military, the world's finest fighting force, is made up entirely of volunteers, reinforcing the American ideal of personal freedom while offering those with the desire and ability to serve opportunity, community and purpose.

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Value of Service
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Memorial Day

Each year on the last Monday in May, the Defense Department joins the nation in honoring service members who lost their lives in defense of the nation and mourns with their families.

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Memorial Day
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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III to Undergo Scheduled Medical Procedure

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III to Undergo Scheduled Medical Procedure

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Ukraine Fact Sheet - May 24

Ukraine Fact Sheet - May 24

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Biden Administration Announces New Security Assistance for Ukraine

Biden Administration Announces New Security Assistance for Ukraine

From The Services

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Army

Memorial Day: A Time to Remember and Reflect

Memorial Day: A Time to Remember and Reflect
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Marine Corps

Marines, Sailors Launch CARAT 24 in Indonesia

Marines, Sailors Launch CARAT 24 in Indonesia
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Navy

Officials Confirm Wreck Site of World War II Submarine

Officials Confirm Wreck Site of World War II Submarine
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Air Force

Senate Confirms New Air Force Leader

Senate Confirms New Air Force Leader
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Space Force

Space Force to Accept Air Force Reserve Volunteers

Space Force to Accept Air Force Reserve Volunteers
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National Guard

New York Guard Holds Memorial Day Ceremony

New York Guard Holds Memorial Day Ceremony

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