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U.S. Department of Defense

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Spotlight

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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Spotlight

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

U.S. and Ghanaian troops participate in a medical exercise.
Army

Medical Exercise Strengthens Partnership

Medical Exercise Strengthens Partnership
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Marine Corps

Recruit Defies Odds to Become Marine

Recruit Defies Odds to Become Marine
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Navy

USNS Burlington Departs Jamaica for Continuing Promise

USNS Burlington Departs Jamaica for Continuing Promise
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Air Force

Agile Patriot Preps Airmen for Challenges

Agile Patriot Preps Airmen for Challenges
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Space Force

Leader Attends Movie Premiere, Joins Discussion

Leader Attends Movie Premiere, Joins Discussion
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National Guard

Guardsmen Conduct Weapons Training Exercise

Guardsmen Conduct Weapons Training Exercise

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