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@PentagonPresSec : "Today, @LloydAustin is directing several immediate actions [from the extremism Stand Down] and the establishment of the Countering Extremism Working Group (CEWG) as we continue to address this issue proactively."
Sunday Rewind: Sky Soldiers partnered with @IDF and the Italian Folgore Brigade to conduct training operations in Poland during Exercise Swift Response 18. Today, @LloydAustin Lloyd J. Austin III meets with his Israeli counterpart during a visit to Tel Aviv .
Happy #PurpleUpDay ! Purple references the joint environment of the military – encompassing all service branches. Wear purple today to show your support for #MilKids ! @MilKidsConnect #MonthoftheMilitaryChild #PurpleUp
As we celebrate #EarthDay together, service members across the world, like this airman at @RobinsAFB_GA , are working to protect the environment & clean up the communities they live in. Learn how the DOD is taking action in a spotlight premiering later today.
@LloydAustin : We want to lead with diplomacy in every case. But if deterrence fails, then you must fight. You fight to win.
On June 6, 1944, 160,000+ Allied troops landed at #Normandy , a heavily fortified stretch of French coastline to initiate #DDay . More than 10,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded, but by day's end, the Allies had begun liberating Europe. #DDay747 #TodayinHistory4
Social media postings sometimes provide an important window into a person’s #mentalhealth . Know what to look for.
Never forgotten! On Oct. 23, 1983, the #Beirut Marine Barracks bombing took the lives of 241 #Marines , #sailors and #soldiers . 35 years later, family, military and community continue to honor them at the #BeirutMemorialMe #HonorThemmorial.