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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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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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Focus on Indo-Pacific

The Defense Department is committed to working with allies, partners and like-minded nations in the Indo-Pacific and to upholding a free and open region founded on respect for international rules, laws and norms.

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Focus on Indo-Pacific
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On-Camera Press Briefing

On-Camera Press Briefing

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on the Exoneration of American Sailors Unjustly Accused After the Port Chicago Tragedy of 1944

Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on the Exoneration of American Sailors Unjustly Accused After the Port Chicago Tragedy of 1944

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Philippine Secretary of National Defense Gilberto Teodoro Jr.

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Philippine Secretary of National Defense Gilberto Teodoro Jr.

From The Services

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Army

U.S., NATO Forces Enhance Mobility in Historic Exercise

U.S., NATO Forces Enhance Mobility in Historic Exercise
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Marine Corps

U.S. Begins Multilateral Exercise Predator's Run

U.S. Begins Multilateral Exercise Predator's Run
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Navy

Continuing Promise Mission Hosts Symposium in Jamaica

Continuing Promise Mission Hosts Symposium in Jamaica
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Air Force

U.S., British Air Force Sign Vision Statement

U.S., British Air Force Sign Vision Statement
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Space Force

Guardians Defy Gravity During Aerospace Training

Guardians Defy Gravity During Aerospace Training
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National Guard

Guardsmen Enhance Medical Readiness in Senegal

Guardsmen Enhance Medical Readiness in Senegal

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