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The official account of the U.S. Department of Defense. Following, RTs, links, and likes ≠ endorsement. #KnowYourMil

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Today, I toured the Bois Jacques, also known as the Jack Woods, the site of tactical military operations to defend… https://t.co/0Yxy4M98oM
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Yesterday’s display from @NavyFB & @ArmyWP_Football demonstrated the camaraderie that I have witnessed throughout t… https://t.co/q3DY0zIt5X
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12/16
2019
Just arrived in Brussels and am excited to meet with the King and Queen of Belgium tomorrow for the… https://t.co/SMHgWKHKl2
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸A bullet casing is seen in midair after a service member fires a rifle in the Benelux Training Support Center indoo… https://t.co/pv1KH7hPpdI am honored to participate in the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the #BattleoftheBulge with @US_EUCOM in… https://t.co/E1vYDKOH4P
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Each and every branch of service in the DOD is critical to our national security. While you may know YOUR branch li… https://t.co/oErAfdkx3yDelivering Christmas joy! 📦🎄 #OperationChristmasDrop2019 delivered food, clothing & medical supplies to the island… https://t.co/BMmlJezEr1
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸🎵 The cold never bothered me anyway. 🎵 A @USMC Marine with @USMCFEA braves the elements and fires a shoulder-mount… https://t.co/eIePMVYyItGrit. Passion. America’s game. That’s it for the 2019 #ArmyNavy game! Congratulations to @NavalAcademy for the 🇼to… https://t.co/8va40wsb7f
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Learn more about the unique experience SEAC Ramon “CZ” Colon-Lopez brings as the first Airman to hold the position:… https://t.co/8605RMb7SN
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸...and know I and our senior enlisted leaders across the services and combatant commands will benefit from his coun… https://t.co/rhiTVVgnhc
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸#GenMilley: “CZ brings a wealth of operational experience to the SEAC position and has served with distinction in t… https://t.co/H2eeQriWjh
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸.@NavyFB congrats on a hard-fought victory! Both teams were remarkable and exemplified the finest our Nation has to… https://t.co/ox0UT9iqWB
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12/15
2019
Great game! #GONAVY! https://t.co/aptZQrleaT
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸It was a fun rivalry week, and the @USNavy midshipmen earned a hard-fought win today. But tomorrow, it's back to bu… https://t.co/ra7jyBpkLM
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸#ArmyNavyGame crowd check. @ArmyWP_Football takes the lead, 7-0. s https://t.co/ouEp45SdyX
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸We want to recruit the best America has to offer, provide exceptionally talented athletes at our Academies the oppo… https://t.co/2nTdOFHDT0
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸The June 26, 2019 Presidential Memorandum directed the @DeptofDefense to develop a policy that authorizes new Acade… https://t.co/yzdfTgtTRO
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸It is with great pleasure that @POTUS announced today the updated policy for Military Service Academy graduates see… https://t.co/vbF8R2UnTE
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Welcome home. @NavalAcademy and @WestPoint_USMA complete the annual service academy exchange program. The Midship… https://t.co/6m1ws5Qrze
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸It’s game day! @USArmy and @USNavy are going head-to-head again in America’s game 🏈. Who are you rooting for?… https://t.co/wcNEWrZmyY
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸A passion for service. @usairforce Maj. Jon Harmon is a global health engagement specialist. Push ▶️ to hear his st… https://t.co/UAd0SH9pmuYesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting service members representing each branch of our great military, serving a… https://t.co/XSEQsYm7AF
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Turning on the defrost! ❄️ An @AirNatlGuard airman de-ices an aircraft. How long does it take you to warm up your c… https://t.co/GEDYTSJCoZFord Higgins is one of 14 @NavalAcademy football seniors who will commission as a Marine Corps officer upon graduat… https://t.co/ypJseMyVze
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12/14
2019
Can you imagine being 383 years old? @TheNationalGuard is the oldest military force in the DOD. #Guard383https://t.co/hZ05iV1zyoUSNA will honor shooting victims at the A-N game... https://t.co/h5MStsqwIg #USNavy #ArmyNavyGame #midshipmanhttps://t.co/uMIlTx3zHI
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Today I was honored to join senior executives at a @BENS_org discussion about the challenges in national security.… https://t.co/7syoobb0Sh
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Do you know how to recognize the military's top enlisted service member? A new, distinctive rank insignia helps to… https://t.co/QFWKOvijsaBest of luck to Randy and his family in the future!
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸A special thanks to Randy Schriver, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs. Randy has ser… https://t.co/wq5nxA8wQO
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Thank you @CFR_org for inviting me to discuss today’s most pressing global issues. As we face these critical situat… https://t.co/AEDGwmU3QB
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸The temperature may be 🥶 but the morale is 🔥 here at the 2019 Patriot Games! The cadets and midshipmen are giving i… https://t.co/XheboFGtpA
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Good morning Twitter family! We are on-site in Philadelphia for the 120th #ArmyNavy 🏈 game! But before our future o… https://t.co/GN9Fnvu32m
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸“Can you imagine how great it would be if we could just not have any parts in the logistics system -- only raw mate… https://t.co/2IaCE26jjK
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸LIVE: SEAC Change of Responsibility & Retirement Ceremony, hosted by #GenMilley. @SEAC_Troxell will turn over his r… https://t.co/0TUtlizGJ1
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Always Ready, Always There, Since 1636! Happy 383rd Birthday, @USNationalGuard. I salute our Citizen Soldiers and… https://t.co/LZG4ELXTiM
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸The @USNationalGuard traces its roots to before the founding of the United States. For 383 years, guardsmen have tr… https://t.co/fLLqlB43qL
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Secretary of Defense @EsperDoD will be at CFR this morning to discuss U.S. relations with China and Russia, impleme… https://t.co/1odeJRN2HY
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Join us in celebrating 383 years of the oldest military force in the DOD. We salute you, @USNationalGuard!… https://t.co/hLAtUBeDCOToday, @POTUS announced that I will lead the Presidential Delegation to the Kingdom of Belgium & the Grand Duchy of… https://t.co/ySNfSoL5Wn
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12/13
2019
#ICYMI: @UFC fighters toured the Pentagon last week, met with @SecArmy and @ArmyChiefStaff, and witnessed a wreath-… https://t.co/ELv1lqaanw
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Thank you @Southcom Commander Adm. Faller for updates on the incredible work of the dedicated professionals at the… https://t.co/mazrt7djtY
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Dec. 16, 1944, was the beginning of one of the bloodiest and most decisive battles of #WWII - The Battle of the Bul… https://t.co/ZbgcSnMTyD @usairforce @30thSpaceWing @DoDCTO The test team began work after the U.S. suspended its INF obligations in Februar… https://t.co/U0Hpp7m9Th
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Today, @usairforce @30thSpaceWing & @DoDCTO Strategic Capabilities Office successfully tested a prototype conventio… https://t.co/cUuKjHSecb
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Congratulations to the Czech Republic @ObranaTweetuje on the 30th anniversary of the November 1989 Velvet Revolutio… https://t.co/320KKPh8TZ
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Honored to host Czech Defense Minister Lubomír Metnar today at the Pentagon & reaffirm the decades-long U.S. and Cz… https://t.co/h3rLKzeRhH
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸The U.S. and the Czech Republic continue to work together on strengthening bilateral ties. We value the Czech Repub… https://t.co/jUoFNninxE
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸What a wonderful display of #Navy spirit at the Pentagon today! Best of luck to the great athletes of @NavyFB in th… https://t.co/B9PHMScPx6
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸As we enter the 75th anniversary of WWII's Battle of the Bulge, the @18airbornecorps will tell the incredible story… https://t.co/yT5Cs1a4py
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Yesterday @thejointstaff Chairman GEN Milley & I emphasized our work w/partners & Allies to increase stability in t… https://t.co/3sl6lTQOcl
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Great visit yesterday with the @usairforce innovation team, which includes exchange officers from some of our close… https://t.co/FznVPNoIRO
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸On Capitol Hill yesterday, @thejointstaff Chairman GEN Milley & I reiterated the Department’s commitment to U.S. se… https://t.co/oTbzJsl67z
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸“I want to discuss the recent shootings in Pearl Harbor and Pensacola. The entire Department of Defense is devastat… https://t.co/gCl5niT44OBeing at sea takes a lot of supplies, and the only way to get them in open water is with an “underway replenishment… https://t.co/o0xRciambM“China and Russia have budgets they can plan and execute against and are moving forward with modernizing their mili… https://t.co/iY8F7jCimc“Although the NDAA has been passed, we cannot implement its changes. It is unacceptable to go a quarter of the year… https://t.co/hojGPBA1np“The department is encouraged by the House of Representatives passing the National Defense Authorization Act yester… https://t.co/OE2B8YawZkLIVE: @ChiefPentSpox and @thejointstaff vice director hold a news conference at the Pentagon. https://t.co/pxX45uhq8nEverybody loves 2 see airborne stuff, but the Battle of the Bulge was won the hardest way possible: with American p… https://t.co/3GAr7DJhkN
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Working with allies to win the fight! Watch as NATO partners showcase their combined forces in the air and on the g… https://t.co/fb598ZVQpa
12/12
2019
Did you know that some injured @USArmy soldiers use the techniques and principles of Brazilian jiu jitsu to help th… https://t.co/WTGi87fFMe.@USMC Marines conduct MV-22B Osprey aircraft drills alongside 8th Infantry Regiment, @Japan_GSDF, during exercise… https://t.co/xC1VvsPTtdAt the request of the Chilean gov’t, #SOUTHCOM deploys a @USNavy #P8A Poseidon – w/state-of-the-art sensors & comms… https://t.co/OVxLlUWDPi
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸"...The stability of the Middle East remains important to our nation’s security. As such, we will continue to calib… https://t.co/PPlboACE0C"Iran should not mistake the United States’ restraint for an unwillingness to respond with decisive military force… https://t.co/XA1RMkPAGS"Tehran’s efforts to destabilize the region have increased in recent months ... To address these threats, we are ta… https://t.co/rF6d0oAOWv"Moving to Iran, over the past 18 months, the Department of Defense has supported the United States’ economic and d… https://t.co/l1As82QLVK"In Iraq, we continue to work by, with, & through the Iraqi Security Forces to enable a strong and independent stat… https://t.co/b5vMnyE4Lp"We maintain our leadership role in the Defeat-ISIS campaign, which brings together 76 nations and 5 international… https://t.co/StheQsZbP8"The United States has achieved success alongside our partner forces in Syria and Iraq to destroy the physical cali… https://t.co/o6bYAxJxTb.@EsperDoD states the Department's objectives in the Middle East. https://t.co/bEUijiI2AT"...The United States’ strategy in the Middle East seeks to ensure the region is not a safe haven for terrorists, i… https://t.co/1rQLNjy1Zc"I also want to offer my deepest condolences to the victims and families of the tragic shootings that took place at… https://t.co/IFVd5GFkzE"I encourage Congress to move swiftly on its passage, along with the Defense Appropriations Bill. This legislation… https://t.co/x6i4HWybOfLIVE: @EsperDoD and the chairman of @thejointstaff testify at a #HASC hearing on U.S. policy in Syria. https://t.co/g83OJZesvrWATCH LIVE: @EsperDoD and the chairman of @thejointstaff testify at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S… https://t.co/N9WeSPtatuIn a twist on how gene editing technology might be applied in the future, @DARPA aims to incorporate gene editors i… https://t.co/ij9xQJxwOi
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸We are three days away from the 120th installment of America’s football game 🇺🇸, the #ArmyNavyGame 🏈. Who do you think will win?
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸For nearly seven decades @ToysForTots_USA and the @USMC have been dedicated to ensuring that all children have a to… https://t.co/urMd09w9Sq
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸No one left behind. Watch @USCG aircrew land on the deck of a @USNavy destroyer to medevac a sailor in need of medi… https://t.co/cxCg6HFEuCHonored to host #NATO partners, Finland’s Minister of Defense Antti Kaikkonen and Sweden’s Minister of Defense Pete… https://t.co/Fo3n7NDjJY
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸The U.S. has a productive and longstanding relationship Finland. We will continue to nurture our shared cooperation… https://t.co/8rW32KZ3LP
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Welcoming a great friend and Ally! The U.S. and Sweden have maintained a strong, bilateral through joint training,… https://t.co/PjZqIpTYRL
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸2 of 2: The 333rd was an all-black unit positioned near Bastogne when the German counteroffensive kicked off. Their… https://t.co/IqirEX9l4L
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸1of 2: Starting next Monday, December 16th, we'll tell the greatest, most poetic stories from the Battle of the Bul… https://t.co/V1DOlW2hPh
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12/11
2019
Desert flyover. @usairforce F-16 Fighting Falcons fly over the desert at Uvda Air Base, Israel, during Blue Flag 2… https://t.co/KO1yEcAtnEImportant discussions w/ Senate & House Appropriations Committee leadership. Thank you, Chairman Shelby & Vice Ch… https://t.co/hpahDn2u20
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Jumping with our European partners! @USArmy, @BritishArmy and Italian paratroopers descend following a jump during… https://t.co/HXmDpKnWtzSgt. Kemuel Sanchez grew up boxing in Puerto Rico and later fought on the @USMC boxing team. Now a drill instructor… https://t.co/tikwOGRvYMOur people are our greatest resource! I urge Congress to make the investment and fully fund the incredible men and… https://t.co/4jrEZD44qp
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12/10
2019
#MedalofHonorMonday: Many men have earned the Medal of Honor for one act of valor, but #WWII @USMC Maj. Gen. Alexan… https://t.co/uEDcj77z2phttps://t.co/chpuDjv4JB
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Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸Congress, let's get it done! The @DeptofDefense needs a predictable, sufficient, and timely budget. I again call o… https://t.co/L846QBjgFn
Retweeted by Department of Defense 🇺🇸It’s the last day of Tricare Open Season 2019. Don’t miss out. Take action today! ➡️ https://t.co/pmyWACRo0phttps://t.co/xApDaZd9RfFor one month, every day, the "Dragon Corps" will share a new story from that battle. Follow the story here:… https://t.co/ksa4jfQIIcBeginning Dec. 16, the XVIII Airborne Corps will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge w/ dai… https://t.co/iwHCiOZnk8Check out the Levitate Airframe exoskeleton - an Avengers-like metal suit that’s making it easier for folks at… https://t.co/oPgRTIXeGE
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12/9
2019

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