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U.S. Department of Defense

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Taking Care of Our People

We recognize the service and sacrifice of our military and their families, and dedicate resources, services, policies and programs to support the more than 2 million uniformed service members and 2.6 million family members across the globe.

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Taking Care of Our People
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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.

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Support for Ukraine
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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

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.

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
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Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder Holds an On-Camera Press Briefing

Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder Holds an On-Camera Press Briefing

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Meeting With Republic of the Marshall Islands President Kabua

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Meeting With Republic of the Marshall Islands President Kabua

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Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi Pre-Sentencing Hearing

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi Pre-Sentencing Hearing

From The Services

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Army

U.S., Djiboutian Troops Swap Knowledge

U.S., Djiboutian Troops Swap Knowledge
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Marine Corps

Marines Train With A Purpose During Fuji Viper

Marines Train With A Purpose During Fuji Viper
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Navy

U.S., Bahrain Navies Sharpen Maritime Skills

U.S., Bahrain Navies Sharpen Maritime Skills
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Air Force

Pacific Angel Strengthens U.S., Timor-Leste Partnership

Pacific Angel Strengthens U.S., Timor-Leste Partnership
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Space Force

Enlisted Leader Discusses Value of Guardians

Enlisted Leader Discusses Value of Guardians
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National Guard

Texas Guardsmen Fly at Falcon Leap

Texas Guardsmen Fly at Falcon Leap

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