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Sept. 26, 2018

Mattis, Romania’s Defense Minister Agree to Continue Defense Cooperation

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Romanian Defense Minister Mihai Fifor at the Pentagon to reaffirm the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and Romania.

Sept. 26, 2018

EOD Technicians Describe Their Equipment, Mission

As part of the Defense Department's “Showcasing Lethality” series, three Air Force explosive ordnance disposal technicians based at Joint Base Andrews, Md., briefed reporters on what their EOD unit does in the national capital region.

Sept. 26, 2018

Military Aids Disaster Response Effort in the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

After two weeks of preparing and providing relief to communities devastated by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, active-duty soldiers are winding down rescue efforts while remaining ready to meet federal and local needs.

Sept. 26, 2018

Mattis: More Data Needed to Assess Women’s Effectiveness in Combat Arms

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told cadets at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, that with so few women in combat arms right now, the services and Defense Department officials really can’t judge how successful the effort has been.

Sept. 26, 2018

Seminar Looks at Near East, South Asia Nontraditional Threats

More than 40 participants from eight nations discussed nontraditional security challenges at an executive seminar sponsored by the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies.

Sept. 26, 2018

Mattis Tells VMI Cadets That War Will be Their Roughest Auditor

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said that the roughest auditor that the young cadets of the Virginia Military Institute will face is war, and that war will test the young cadets’ character, intellect and physical fitness.

Sept. 26, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman Crafts Art Out of Fruit

Leaning over a table with a sanding mask on, Air Force Capt. Ramon Rosario, the executive officer for the 4th Space Operations Squadron, smooths the edges of a coaster with a cornucopia of fruit laid out in front of him like a Thanksgiving dinner.

Sept. 25, 2018

U.S. Readiness in Korea Important to Diplomacy, Nominee Tells Senate Panel

The North Korean military remains dangerous, and U.S., South Korean and allied forces on the Korean Peninsula should remain clear-eyed about the situation and allow diplomacy to continue to work, the nominee to be the next commander of U.S. forces in Korea said.

Sept. 25, 2018

Southcom Nominee Stresses Commitment in Confirmation Hearing

President Donald J. Trump’s nominee to serve as the next commander of U.S. Southern Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he would commit all of his energy to ensure Southcom is ready to do its part to pursue opportunity and manage challenges.

Sept. 25, 2018

Mattis, Malaysian Counterpart Reaffirm Defense Relationship

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Malaysian Defense Minister Mohamad bin Sabu at the Pentagon yesterday to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Malaysia.

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