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July 3, 2014

Deputy Secretary in UK for Meetings, Carrier Christening

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work is in London for a series of discussions with senior U.K. defense officials.

July 3, 2014

Deputy Defense Secretary Visits London for Talks with British Counterparts

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work is in London for talks with his British counterparts, Pentagon Spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson said, adding that Work met with the Chief of Defense Staff General Sir Nicholas Houghton and other senior leaders to discuss defense strategies and capabilities collaboration.

July 2, 2014

Dempsey Discusses Use of Military Instrument of Power

The nation’s military instrument of power works best when used in conjunction with all aspects of American might, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in Honolulu.

July 2, 2014

Chairman Stresses Value of Military Partnerships

Partnering with the forces of other nations, such as during the biennial Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise that's underway in the Hawaiian Islands, is a hallmark of the American military, and it will be even more important in the future than it is today, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Honolulu.

July 2, 2014

Dempsey: Leaders Wait to Hear From Iraq Assessment Teams

U.S. officials are waiting to hear the assessment that U.S. special operations troops are making of Iraqi security forces before making a decision on further support, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Honolulu.

July 2, 2014

RIMPAC Exercise Emphasizes Cooperation in Maritime Security

The biennial Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise fosters and sustains cooperative relationships critical to ensuring the safety and security of sea lanes, said Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet.

July 2, 2014

Face of Defense: Versatile Soldier Aids Mission Success

Afghanistan-deployed Army Sgt. Fabricio Granados said he uses the skills he has accrued over the years to support a cause that is bigger than himself.

July 2, 2014

Hagel Expresses Condolences to Israeli Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has expressed his condolences to Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon over the deaths of three Israeli teenagers kidnapped in the West Bank.

July 2, 2014

Deputy Secretary: Iftar Serves as Reminder of DoD Diversity

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work praised the diversity of the military and the thousands of Muslim Americans who work for the Defense Department during the Pentagon’s 16th annual iftar ceremony.

July 2, 2014

Secretary of Defense Calls ‘Secretary of Defense’

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called the U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard to thank him for the team's performance at the World Cup.

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