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U.S. Department of Defense

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Spotlight

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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Spotlight

Sports in DOD

From local competitions to the world stage, military athletes bring the same physical prowess, dedication and spirit of excellence to playing fields that they do the battlefield, and continue to influence the rich history of America's sporting life.

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Sports in DOD
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Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Travels to U.S. Central Command Headquarters

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Travels to U.S. Central Command Headquarters

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Remarks by Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit (As Delivered)

Remarks by Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit (As Delivered)

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on the Appointment of Derek Chollet as Chief of Staff

Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on the Appointment of Derek Chollet as Chief of Staff

From The Services

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Army

DOD Warrior Games Return

DOD Warrior Games Return
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Marine Corps

Marine Named Firefighter of the Year

Marine Named Firefighter of the Year
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Navy

Sailors, Marines Set Up Medical Field Hospital in Palau

Sailors, Marines Set Up Medical Field Hospital in Palau
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Air Force

Unit Launches Multi-Capable Airmen Training Program

Unit Launches Multi-Capable Airmen Training Program
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Space Force

Leader Highlights Importance of U.S., Australian Alliance

Leader Highlights Importance of U.S., Australian Alliance
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National Guard

Rescue Wing Gets New Helicopter

Rescue Wing Gets New Helicopter

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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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