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U.S. Department of Defense

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Spotlight on NATO

NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 32 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.

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Spotlight on NATO
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Helping Hands

More than just a fighting force, the Defense Department delivers health care, disaster relief and other support to people around the world in humanitarian missions every day.

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Helping Hands
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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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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Meeting With Singapore Minister for Defense Ng Eng Hen

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Meeting With Singapore Minister for Defense Ng Eng Hen

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Hosts Bilateral in Honor of Ng Eng Hen Minister of Defense of Singapore

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Hosts Bilateral in Honor of Ng Eng Hen Minister of Defense of Singapore

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U.S., Singapore Sign SOI to Strengthen Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Cooperation

U.S., Singapore Sign SOI to Strengthen Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Cooperation

From The Services

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Army

Soldiers Test New Weapon Sights

Soldiers Test New Weapon Sights
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Marine Corps

South African Marine Honors Family Through Service

South African Marine Honors Family Through Service
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Navy

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Returns From Deployment

Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Returns From Deployment
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Air Force

Research Laboratory Welcomes New Commander

Research Laboratory Welcomes New Commander
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Space Force

Space Force Announces International Partnership

Space Force Announces International Partnership
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National Guard

New York, Sweden Begin State Partnership

New York, Sweden Begin State Partnership

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