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Nov. 28, 2018

Mattis Honors House Speaker at Pentagon Ceremony

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis presented the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service to House Speaker Paul Ryan during a Pentagon ceremony.

Nov. 28, 2018

Mattis: Actions in Ukraine Show Russia’s Word Cannot Be Trusted

Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships in the Sea of Azov in contradiction to signed treaties and the Law of the Sea show that Russia cannot be counted on to keep its word, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Pentagon.

Nov. 26, 2018

Mattis Oversees Southcom Command Change

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis presided over the U.S. Southern Command change-of-command ceremony in Miami, as Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd turned over the reins to Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller.

Nov. 21, 2018

Efforts Underway to Aid Civilians in Colombia, Yemen, Mattis Says

Progress is being made to assist civilians in several parts of the world, including in Colombia and Yemen, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said while speaking at a Pentagon press briefing.

Nov. 21, 2018

U.S. Setting Up Observation Posts on Syria-Turkey Border

The U.S. military is setting up several observation posts in Syria beside the border with Turkey to provide military intelligence of any terrorist elements moving into Turkey from Syria.

Nov. 13, 2018

U.S., Qatari Defense Officials Look to Strengthen Partnership

U.S. and Qatari defense officials charted the future of the partnership during discussions in the Pentagon.

Oct. 31, 2018

Security Meeting Examines Wartime Control of Forces in South Korea

U.S. and South Korean defense leaders have made significant progress in preparation for transfer of wartime control over the combined forces to the South Korean military.

Oct. 9, 2018

Democracy Providing Stability, Security in the Hemisphere, Mattis Says in Mexico

Democracy is succeeding in Latin America and can be a beacon to the rest of the world, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas in Cancun, Mexico.

Oct. 3, 2018

Stoltenberg Forecasts NATO Defense Minister Discussions

NATO defense ministers are meeting in Brussels to implement the decisions made by alliance heads of state in July and to discuss burden sharing, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

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.

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