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NATO leaders look to defense, deterrence against Russia
February 22, 2022
The NATO flag and others are displayed in a row in a room.

NATO leaders look to defense, deterrence against Russia
February 18, 2022
The NATO flag and others are displayed in a row in a room.

DOD places variety of troops on 'Prepare to Deploy'
January 28, 2022
A man speaks at a news conference. A seated woman raises her hand slightly.

Defense Secretary places 8,500 troops on heightened readiness to deploy to Europe
January 27, 2022
Airmen prepare equipment for shipping.

Medical leaders address COVID-19 concerns during Blue Star Families Forum
January 21, 2022
A hospital corpsman administers a vaccination.

Guard chief details changes to combat sexual assault, harassment
January 21, 2022
General speaks with troops.

DOD issues guidance on plans to counter extremist activity in the force
December 27, 2021
Marines stand in formation.

Defense Secretary looks to alleviate financial harm the pandemic caused military families
November 19, 2021
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Secretary of Defense has authority to order mandatory COVID-19 shots
November 16, 2021
Two soldiers wearing face masks and gloves use syringes to draw medicine from a small bottle.

Following report, DOD to redouble suicide prevention efforts
October 1, 2021
Hands are clasped.

DOD leaders address Bagram departure, noncombatant evacuation operation timing
September 30, 2021
Three men sit behind a long table. The wall behind them is covered by  paintings and seals.

Defense Department outlines strategy to thwart sexual assault in military
September 23, 2021
Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks briefs reporters at the Pentagon.

Services will make call on religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccines
August 12, 2021
Hands hold a COVID-19 vaccine record card.

Biden to approve SECDEF's request to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory
August 10, 2021
Man speaks from podium.

SECDEF seeks presidential approval for mandatory troop vaccinations by mid-September
August 9, 2021
An aerial view of the Pentagon.

Austin approves plan to transfer authority, retrograde should be done by end of August
July 6, 2021
A man speaks to the press.

Sexual assaults will no longer be prosecuted by commanders
July 6, 2021
Airmen build a display of teal ribbons.

Defense Secretary: 'No one should have to hide who they love to serve the country they love'
June 10, 2021
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III delivers remarks.

DOD budget request boosts research, nuclear modernization, includes 2.7% pay raise
May 28, 2021
A helicopter flies while a crew member inside the helicopter prepares an emergency re-supply drop.

Defense leaders to discuss sex assault review commission recommendation
May 7, 2021
Two men at lecterns as reporters ask questions.