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Space Command, Navy Share Commonalities in Keeping Open Lines of Communication

Navy and Space Command share a lot in terms of what they do, and there's opportunity for both to leverage off of each other to increase their effectiveness in carrying out their missions.

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Space Command, Navy Share Commonalities in Keeping Open Lines of Communication
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Hurricane Preparedness

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.

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Hurricane Preparedness
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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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Southcom Nominee: U.S. Must Remain 'Partner of Choice' in Western Hemisphere

Southcom Nominee: U.S. Must Remain 'Partner of Choice' in Western Hemisphere
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DOD Official Says U.S. Faces Climate Change Crisis

DOD Official Says U.S. Faces Climate Change Crisis
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Milley Discusses What It Takes to Remain World's Preeminent Fighting Force

Milley Discusses What It Takes to Remain World's Preeminent Fighting Force
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Sports Heroes Who Served: Rodeo Star Served in WWI, Became Movie Star

Sports Heroes Who Served: Rodeo Star Served in WWI, Became Movie Star
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Military Athletes Go for Gold in Tokyo

Military Athletes Go for Gold in Tokyo

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Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing With Pentagon Police Chief Woody Kusse

Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing With Pentagon Police Chief Woody Kusse

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Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III on the Death of Pentagon Force Protection Agency Officer

Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III on the Death of Pentagon Force Protection Agency Officer

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Acquisition and Sustainment Leadership Transition

Acquisition and Sustainment Leadership Transition

From The Services

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Army

Cadets, Researchers Collaborate on Robot Project

Cadets, Researchers Collaborate on Robot Project
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Marine Corps

Passing the Torch: Son Enlists 23 Years After Father

Passing the Torch: Son Enlists 23 Years After Father
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Navy

USS Mount Whitney Departs Croatia for Exercise

USS Mount Whitney Departs Croatia for Exercise
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Air Force

Event Inspires Change for Women in Military, Families

Event Inspires Change for Women in Military, Families
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Space Force

3 Installations Update Name to Include 'Space Force'

3 Installations Update Name to Include 'Space Force'
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National Guard

California Guard Rescues Hikers From Mount Whitney

California Guard Rescues Hikers From Mount Whitney

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