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Soldiers assigned to the 25th Infantry Division Artillery Brigade ran, swam, climbed, crawled, jumped, paddled and otherwise maneuvered through a 36-hour "This Is My Squad" competition at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Palauan President Surangel Whipps Jr. met with Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at the Pentagon to discuss ways to strengthen the ties between the two nations to provide for a secure and free Indo-Pacific.

The Defense Department recently launched an online guide to U.S. joint-service campgrounds and facilities that can be accessed via computer or mobile devices.

A variety of concerns keep U.S. Indo-Pacific Command on its toes — many centered around the activities of China, which quite often don't match up with the words that come out of Beijing, the Indo-Pacom commander said.

COVID-19 and other such coronaviruses likely will stay in the environment and continue to mutate, Army Lt. Gen. Ronald J. Place, director of Defense Health Agency, said. 

Following in her Vietnam War veteran father's footsteps, Jane Hoelscher enlisted in the Army in 1975. She said the Army gave her integrity, dignity, respect and a firm work ethic.

The Pentagon is "safe and secure" after an incident this morning that caused "several" casualties, said Woodrow Kusse, the chief of the Pentagon Police Division.

Navy and Space Command share a lot in terms of what they do, and there's opportunity for both to leverage off of each other to increase their effectiveness in carrying out their missions.

The nominee for commander of U.S. Southern Command told Congress she would work diligently with U.S. partners to ensure Southcom fully accounts for the defense challenges and opportunities in Central and South America and the Caribbean. 

Climate change affects national security and DOD needs to compete for the energy technologies that will define the future, the senior climate advisor to the secretary of defense said.

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