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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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National Defense Strategy

In October 2022, the Department of Defense released its National Defense Strategy.

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National Defense Strategy
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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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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With German Minister of Defense Christine Lambrecht

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With German Minister of Defense Christine Lambrecht

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DOD Statement on Escalating Actions in Iraq, Syria and Turkey

DOD Statement on Escalating Actions in Iraq, Syria and Turkey

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DOD Statement on Jerusalem Terror Attack

DOD Statement on Jerusalem Terror Attack

From The Services

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Army

Special Olympics Event Rolls On at Fort Hood

Special Olympics Event Rolls On at Fort Hood
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Marine Corps

New Air Defense Battery Modernizes Force

New Air Defense Battery Modernizes Force
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Navy

Digital Horizon Event Features New AI Platforms

Digital Horizon Event Features New AI Platforms
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Air Force

Airmen Complete Record-Breaking Flight

Airmen Complete Record-Breaking Flight
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Space Force

Space Force Activates First Overseas Component

Space Force Activates First Overseas Component
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National Guard

Forces Sync for Disaster Preparedness

Forces Sync for Disaster Preparedness

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Take a look behind the lens at the missions and accomplishments of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces.

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