Watch live as Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III; Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., commander of U.S. Central Command, testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations at 9:30 a.m. EDT.
Hurricane season is from June to November, but preparation, response and recovery are ongoing throughout the year. The Defense Department stands ready with troops, equipment and other capabilities to assist local and federal authorities prepare and provide humanitarian and disaster response support.
National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, marks a time to showcase and honor the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the Defense Department and the nation.
As the 28th secretary of defense, Lloyd J. Austin III is the principal assistant to the president in all matters relating to the Department of Defense and also serves on the National Security Council.
Four football players served in the military and were killed in action. For paying the ultimate sacrifices, they can be listed as some of America's greatest heroes.
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network of military families from all ranks and services, including the National Guard and Reserves, dedicated to supporting, connecting and empowering military families.
The goal of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Subterranean Challenge was to find breakthrough technologies and capabilities for underground operations.
The Defense Department observes Suicide Prevention Month in September by bringing greater attention to suicide prevention efforts and connecting the military community to resources.
The Defense Department hopes, within the decade, to have a meshed network of low Earth orbit satellites providing real-time global awareness of missile threats and the ability to respond.
Thousands of American service personnel are missing from previous conflicts and the Defense POW/MIA Agency remains relentless in its mission to provide the fullest possible accounting to their families and the nation, until they’re home.
Robotics teams compete in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Subterranean Challenge which seeks novel approaches to help revolutionize how we operate underground.
Follow along as an elite mountaineering team set out to climb Alaska’s Denali to highlight that connecting with the outdoors improves resiliency in service members.
Get a closer look at the lives of the men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces through compelling photos and videos.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.