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Aug. 7, 2018

Mattis Welcomes British Counterpart to Pentagon

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis hosted an honor cordon to welcome British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson to the Pentagon where they discussed defense matters and shared values between the two countries.

Aug. 6, 2018

U.S. Air Force Pilots Help Guard Iceland’s Skies

U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle pilots are helping guard the skies over Iceland as part of NATO’s Icelandic Air Surveillance mission and are providing resources to help reinforce the nation’s security and preparedness.

Aug. 2, 2018

U.S. Army Europe Teams Up With Georgia, Other Partners for Exercise

More than 3,000 participants from 13 allied and partner nations gathered at Vaziani Training Area in Georgia for the opening ceremony of this year’s Exercise Noble Partner. The exercise, which concludes Aug. 15, enhances readiness and interoperability among forces of the United States, Georgia and other participating nations.

July 27, 2018

Communications Key in Solving International Disputes, Mattis Says

Reopening communications at the top line between the United States and nations such as Russia is essential in solving disagreements, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon.

July 21, 2018

DoD Policy Chief Urges U.S.-Russian Collaboration on Mutual-Interest Issues

The United States must be open to working with Russia when interests align and the countries must make sure there are clear understandings on weapons of mass destruction, the Defense Department’s chief policymaker said.

July 20, 2018

DoD to Provide $200 Million in Security Cooperation Funds to Ukraine

The Defense Department plans to provide $200 million to Ukraine in security cooperation funds for additional training, equipment and advisory efforts to build the defensive capacity of Ukraine’s forces.

July 19, 2018

Exercise Sea Breeze 2018 Concludes in Ukraine

A multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen regional maritime security concluded with a ceremony in Odessa, Ukraine.

July 15, 2018

Mattis Commends Norway’s Commitment to Global Peace, Security

Norway’s commitment to peace and stability is commendable and displays the values NATO represents, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said during meetings with Norwegian leaders in Oslo.

July 14, 2018

Mattis Reaffirms ‘Unbreakable’ Bond, Enduring Commitment to Europe

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis reinforced America’s commitment to the security and stability of southeast Europe and pledged to strengthen regional alliances and partnerships during the U.S.-Adriatic Charter meeting in Croatia.

July 13, 2018

Exercise Sea Breeze 2018 Kicks Off in Ukraine

The 18th iteration of Sea Breeze, an exercise designed to enhance interoperability among participating nations and strengthen regional security, kicked off following opening ceremonies in Odessa and Shiroky Lan training range, Ukraine.

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