Welcome toDefense.gov

Get To Know Us

Explore

Know Your Military Wreaths Across America: How One Tribute Started a Movement
Know Your Military That’ll Do, Sully, That’ll Do
Know Your Military Face of Defense: On The Beat

Experience

A picture of a photographer with a set of images overlaying the background. - The men and women of the U.S. military who train and conduct operations around the world are also family members, friends and neighbors with a range of interests. Get a glimpse into their lives and their work as we turn to military photographers for a chronicle of the year.

National Veterans Memorial and Museum is pictured at night. - National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Know Your Military

Discover more about the men and women who serve in your military — who they are, what they do and why they do it.

Discover