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U.S. Department of Defense

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Spotlight on NATO

NATO is a transatlantic alliance of 30 like-minded North American and European countries securing peace since 1949.

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Spotlight on NATO
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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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Support for Ukraine
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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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News

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New Eucom Leader Assumes Command Amid War in Ukraine

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Biden Says NATO Meets Challenges of Today, Prepares to Counter Threats of Tomorrow

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Stoltenberg Sums Up Results of Transformative Madrid Summit

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Quiz | Know Your Military

Quiz: As American as …

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Coronavirus: DOD Response

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Senior Defense Official Holds a Background Briefing

Senior Defense Official Holds a Background Briefing

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$820 Million in Additional Security Assistance for Ukraine

$820 Million in Additional Security Assistance for Ukraine

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Consolidated DoD COVID-19 FHP Guidance - Revision 1

Consolidated DoD COVID-19 FHP Guidance - Revision 1

From The Services

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Army

4 Vietnam War Soldiers to Receive the Medal of Honor

4 Vietnam War Soldiers to Receive the Medal of Honor
Master Sgt. Mike McAllister, cyberspace operations chief, Marine Innovation Unit ,discusses his network hacking plans with red team 1 during Cyber Yankee 22 on Camp Nett, Connecticut , June 15, 2022. During Cyber Yankee service members are divided up into red teams and blue teams. The Reserve Marines from MIU participated in Cyber Yankee for the first time and plan to continue to support similar exercises to bring extra subject matter expertise in an effort to address advanced technology challenges facing the Department of Defense and the United States.
Marine Corps

Marines Act as Cyber Attackers for Training Event

Marines Act as Cyber Attackers for Training Event
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Navy

Walter Reed Bethesda Celebrates Pooch Promotions

Walter Reed Bethesda Celebrates Pooch Promotions
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Air Force

Air Force Seeks Science Research Partnerships With HBCUs

Air Force Seeks Science Research Partnerships With HBCUs
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Space Force

Service Chiefs Talk Joint All-Domain Command, Control

Service Chiefs Talk Joint All-Domain Command, Control
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National Guard

NY Guard Wraps Up Federally Funded COVID-19 Mission

NY Guard Wraps Up Federally Funded COVID-19 Mission

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