Ninety-three female veterans who served from World War II to the Korean War and the Vietnam War recently flew to Washington, D.C. on the first all-woman Honor Flight from Illinois for Operation HerStory.
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Austin Works With Allies, Partners to Deter Russian Malign Activities > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Jim Garamone, 5 days ago
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is visiting the frontline states of Georgia, Ukraine and Romania before traveling to Belgium for the NATO Defense Ministerial Meeting in Brussels.
Van Ovost: 'No Other Military or Transportation Enterprise Could Have Executed' Afghanistan Evacuation > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Terri Moon Cronk, 5 days ago
The noncombatant evacuation operation in Afghanistan in August illustrated a resolvable logistics enterprise and highlighted the compassion of the military and U.S. partners around the world, the commander of U.S. Transportation Command said.
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Friends and colleagues of former Secretary of State Colin Powell mourn his passing and explain what made him an effective, admired leader.
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Climate Change in East Asia and the Pacific Impacts DOD > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Climate Policy Team, Office of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities, 5 days ago
The Defense Department is collaborating with allies and partners in the Pacific to prepare for a combined response capability for climate-related emergencies, a defense official said.
Climate Change in East Asia, the Pacific Impacts DOD > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Climate Policy Team, Office of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities, 5 days ago
Last spring, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III highlighted particular challenges in the Pacific associated with the ways ''rising sea levels and more frequent and intense storms put individuals, families and whole communities at risk — while pushing the limits of our collective capacity to respond.''
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The late Colin Powell, a former secretary of state, wrote about his 13 rules for leadership in his 2012 memoir. Read them here.
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Austin Calls U.S. Support for Georgia 'Unwavering' > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Jim Garamone, 6 days ago
U.S. support for Georgia's territorial integrity and sovereignty is unwavering, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said after a meeting with Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchuladze.
Colin Powell, who represented America's highest ideals in military and civilian leadership, has died. Learn about his extraordinary life.
Secretary of Defense Travels to Europe to Reassure Front Line States > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Jim Garamone, 6 days ago
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is traveling to Europe to reassure allies and partners of America's commitment to their sovereignty in the face of Russian aggression.