U.S. Department of Defense

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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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Coronavirus: DOD Response
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Tackling the Climate Crisis

The planet's changing climate has a significant effect on Defense Department missions, plans and installations. DOD is elevating climate change as a national security priority, integrating climate considerations into policies, strategies and partner engagements.

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Tackling the Climate Crisis
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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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President Biden Signs Cybersecurity National Security Memorandum

President Biden Signs Cybersecurity National Security Memorandum
News | Reform

DOD Hopes for Legislative Action on Product, Services Pricing Policy

DOD Hopes for Legislative Action on Product, Services Pricing Policy
Spotlight | Know Your Military

Military Family Support

Military Family Support
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Defense Microelectronics Activity Designated Center for Industrial Technical Excellence

Defense Microelectronics Activity Designated Center for Industrial Technical Excellence
Feature | Know Your Military

Aviator Call Signs: The History & Naming Rituals

Aviator Call Signs: The History & Naming Rituals

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COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Installation Status Update January 19, 2022

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Installation Status Update January 19, 2022

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the UAE

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the UAE

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Readout of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia Laura Cooper's Participation in a Multinational Roundtable on Ukraine

Readout of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia Laura Cooper's Participation in a Multinational Roundtable on Ukraine

From The Services

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Army

Restaurant Brightens Atmosphere With Vibrant Work

Restaurant Brightens Atmosphere With Vibrant Work
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. William J. Snyder, left, and Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Darryl Wood clear snow off the sidewalk in front of the Navy Public Affair Support Element East at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Dec. 28, 2010. A powerful East Coast storm brought more than 12 inches of snow over the weekend.
Marine Corps

Marines Give Tips for Winter Weather Preparedness

Marines Give Tips for Winter Weather Preparedness
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Navy

USS Jackson Conducts Bilateral Exercise

USS Jackson Conducts Bilateral Exercise
Airmen stand in formation.
Air Force

Civilian Development Nomination Window Opens

Civilian Development Nomination Window Opens
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Space Force

Space Force Launches New Public Website

Space Force Launches New Public Website
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National Guard

Arizona Guard Participates in Air Defense Exercise

Arizona Guard Participates in Air Defense Exercise

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