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U.S. Department of Defense

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Austin Delivers Message on Military Service

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III described how an all-volunteer force serves the nation and how the Defense Department is working to take care of all service members, their families and veterans.

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Austin Delivers Message on Military Service
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Spotlight

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, 2022.

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Support for Ukraine
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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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Joint Statement on U.S.-Iraq Joint Security Cooperation Dialogue

Joint Statement on U.S.-Iraq Joint Security Cooperation Dialogue

From The Services

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Army

Soldiers Train for Peacekeeping Deployments

Soldiers Train for Peacekeeping Deployments
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Marine Corps

Marines Deliver Humanitarian Supplies in Micronesia

Marines Deliver Humanitarian Supplies in Micronesia
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Navy

USS Blue Ridge Arrives in Singapore

USS Blue Ridge Arrives in Singapore
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Air Force

Air Show Brings Partners Together

Air Show Brings Partners Together
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Space Force

Event Celebrates Women in Military

Event Celebrates Women in Military
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National Guard

Guard, Partners Train on Cyber Skills

Guard, Partners Train on Cyber Skills

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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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