Using the resources of the federal government and the U.S. private sector, Operation Warp Speed will accelerate the testing, supply, development, and distribution of safe and effective vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to counter COVID-19 by January 2021.
The National Defense Strategy provides a clear road map for the Department of Defense to meet the challenges posed by a re-emergence of long-term strategic competition with China and Russia. The National Defense Strategy acknowledges an increasingly complex global security environment, characterized by overt challenges to the free and open international order.
The Defense Department is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
The Defense Department's Artificial Intelligence Strategy directs DOD to accelerate the adoption of AI and the creation of a force fit for the times.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led the Defense Department to focus more intensely on identifying critical infrastructure and vulnerabilities and to take measures to protect those assets, according to a DOD official.
Baseball legend Yogi Berra put his career on hold during World War II to join the Navy as a gunner's mate responsible for the operation and maintenance of weapons and other ordnance equipment.
The Michigan Air National Guard assisted with free drive-thru COVID-19 testing for residents of Sturgis, Michigan, as part of a statewide effort to slow the spread of the virus.
In June 1944, Navy Lt. Albert David helped the Navy seize the first enemy warship to be captured on the high seas since the War of 1812, earning him the Medal of Honor.
Four sailors received the Joint Service Achievement Medal for their sustained acts of meritorious service within a joint duty capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Service members train and prepare year-round so when disasters strike, troops are ready to help those in harm's way. Learn how you can prepare, too.
The Federal Voting Assistance Program works to ensure service members, their eligible family members, and overseas citizens have the tools and resources to successfully vote from anywhere in the world.
From its introduction into the Navy in the late 1800s, baseball became a phenomenon that U.S. sailors — many of whom were Major League pros — helped to spread around the world.
Get a closer look at the lives of the men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces through compelling photos, videos and quizzes that test your knowledge.