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Around the world, service members and Defense Department civilians are performing real-world combat and deterrence missions every day.

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Humanitarian Help

The global reach of the U.S. military is on full display when delivering assistance to those in need.

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The greatest fighting force in history achieves its prowess the old-fashioned way: by planning and practicing.

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At the Top: Listening, Learning, Leading

The words and deeds of America's military decision-makers echo throughout the world.

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Warrior Athletes: Going for Gold

When the country's best are wounded, ill or injured, many of them find a way to demonstrate their resilience through adaptive sports.

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Military Life

Along with the many sacrifices of service, there is also uncommon camaraderie, timeless tradition and peerless pride.