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U.S. Strategic Command is developing the credible capabilities and concepts needed to prevent conflict in this century, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said at a Stratcom change of command ceremony.
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.
In November 2022, the Department of Defense released its annual report on the Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China, known as the China Military Power Report.
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.
Take a glimpse into the daily lives of the Defense Department and its people through the eyes of military photographers during operations, training activities, humanitarian missions and other major events of 2022.
The National Guard isn't just your response team at home. Citizen soldiers and airmen answer the call around the globe, partnering with nearly half the world's nations to advance peace and security through the Defense Department's State Partnership Program.
Service members train and prepare year-round so when disasters strike, troops are ready to help those in harm's way. Learn how you can prepare, too.
Take a look behind the lens at the missions and accomplishments of the men and women who serve in the U.S. armed forces.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.