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Coronavirus: DOD Response

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.

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Month of the Military Child

During April, Month of the Military Child, DOD recognizes military children and youth – from their resilience to their strength. Everything they do is everything to us!

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Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military

At the direction of President Biden, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III ordered a 90-Day Independent Review Commission (IRC) on Sexual Assault in the Military to take bold action to address sexual assault and harassment in the force. The IRC will make recommendations related to: accountability; prevention; climate and culture; and victim care and support.

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Military Leaders Discuss Defense Authorization Request, Future Years Defense Program

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Defense Secretary Calls Climate Change an Existential Threat

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Deputy Secretary Discusses Climate Crisis, DOD Response

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Nuclear Triad Modernization the Nation's Highest Priority, Admiral Says

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DOD Announces 2021 Environmental Award Winners

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