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DOD Exercise Highlights Need to Address Climate Change, Its Impacts

The Defense Department's Elliptic Thunder exercise highlighted the growing security threats posed by climate and environmental change, while illustrating that prevention activities are essential to avoiding dire consequences in the future, a DOD policy fellow said.

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DOD Leaders Brief House Committee on Cyberspace Policies and Programs

  • Defense.gov
  • May 14, 2021 | 01:27:38

The House Armed Services Committee hears testimony on military operations in cyberspace and building cyber capabilities across the Defense Department on May 14, 2021. Testifying are: Mieke Eoyang, deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber policy for the office of the undersecretary of defense for policy, and Army Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency.

INTERACTIVE STORIES

Common Threads: Marine Corps Uniform Evolution

Marine Corps uniforms and equipment have evolved to fit the needs and mission of each Marine and every deployment, perpetually increasing warfighters' survivability, mobility and lethality.

Common Threads: Army Uniform Evolution

Army uniforms have changed considerably since 1775, but they share a common thread: keeping soldiers safe, on the move and on mission. Take an interactive look at how warfighters' clothes and gear have evolved to meet the times.

Living in the Deep

America's submarines have come a long way since the first hand-cranked wooden rigs. Today's state-of-the-art vessels are able to support hundreds of sailors working and living together under the sea for months at a time.

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