The U.S. government is still working to continue the flow of American citizens and special immigrant visa holders out of Afghanistan, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.
The planet's changing climate has a significant effect on Defense Department missions, plans and installations. DOD is elevating climate change as a national security priority, integrating climate considerations into policies, strategies and partner engagements.
From aerobatic pilots to xylophone musicians, artists and entertainers of all types thrive in DOD, both as hobbyists and military professionals. And through traditions like USO shows, service members also have unique opportunities to enjoy the arts as spectators and fans.
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.
Both Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed alliance unity at the end of the defense ministerial meeting in Brussels.
Navy Rear Adm. Richard H. O'Kane is considered the most successful submarine commander of World War II, sinking and damaging several Japanese warships in the Pacific, and his leadership earned him the Medal of Honor.
Get to know the nation's service members; find out who they are, what they do, why they serve and how they spend their time out of uniform.
Robin Quivers is best known for being Howard Stern's radio sidekick. But besides being a radio personality, Quivers is an author, actor, race car driver, philanthropist, nurse — and an Air Force veteran.
Defense Logistics Agency scientists are exploring 3D imaging as an early investment toward 3D printing with potential benefits across the agency.
They may not have actual boots on the ground, but you'll find U.S. military working dogs serving wherever American troops do. They are as lovable as they are loyal, but make no mistake – these are highly skilled warriors, trained by the best to serve alongside them.
Thousands of American service personnel are missing from previous conflicts and the Defense POW/MIA Agency remains relentless in its mission to provide the fullest possible accounting to their families and the nation, until they’re home.
Follow along as an elite mountaineering team set out to climb Alaska’s Denali to highlight that connecting with the outdoors improves resiliency in service members.
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.