Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III emphasized partnership with the United States during a speech in Singapore, saying America is a reliable friend to countries in Southeast Asia.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III arrived in Singapore for the first trip by a cabinet-level official in the Biden administration to the crucial region. He will highlight America's role in creating stability in the region and say the U.S. is a reliable partner.
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.
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.
Army veteran Jan Clover Gougeon served in Vietnam and then turned his attention to building and racing boats, winning numerous competitions and a creating safer sailboats.
The Defense Department came up with a four-pronged concept to deter China and Russia from possible future aggression, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
Soldier-athlete Army 1st Lt. Amber English won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, breaking an Olympic record with 56 shots.
From local competitions to the world stage, military athletes bring the same physical prowess, dedication and spirit of excellence to playing fields that they do the battlefield, and continue to influence the rich history of America's sporting life.
Understanding and dealing with climate change is important to national security and, therefore, to the Defense Department, the senior climate advisor to the defense secretary said.
The U.S. Navy has grown into one of the largest and most respected maritime forces in the world since its founding in 1775. Missions are carried out at sea, on land and in the air and the various uniforms reflect that versatility.
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