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U.S. Department of Defense

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Helping Hands

More than just a fighting force, the Defense Department delivers health care, disaster relief and other support to people around the world in humanitarian missions every day.

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Helping Hands
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Focus on Indo-Pacific

The Defense Department is committed to working with allies, partners and like-minded nations in the Indo-Pacific and to upholding a free and open region founded on respect for international rules, laws and norms.

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Focus on Indo-Pacific
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Commencements

The president, vice president and defense leaders deliver messages of hope, encouragement and guidance to graduates of the military academies.

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Commencements
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CDAO Announces New Approach to Scaling Data, Analytics, AI Capabilities

CDAO Announces New Approach to Scaling Data, Analytics, AI Capabilities

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Readout of Undersecretary of Defense William LaPlante's Visit to Brussels

Readout of Undersecretary of Defense William LaPlante's Visit to Brussels

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Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Call With Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant

From The Services

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Army

Thai American Officer Molds Future Army Leaders

Thai American Officer Molds Future Army Leaders
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Marine Corps

Historic Half Highlights Health

Historic Half Highlights Health
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Navy

USS Emory S. Land Arrives in Australia

USS Emory S. Land Arrives in Australia
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Air Force

Airmen Take On Checkered Flag Readiness Exercise

Airmen Take On Checkered Flag Readiness Exercise
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Space Force

First Guardian Graduates From Army Leadership Course

First Guardian Graduates From Army Leadership Course
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National Guard

World War I Guardsman Receives Purple Heart

World War I Guardsman Receives Purple Heart

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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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