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April 5, 2018

DoD Enhances Support for U.S. Border Security Mission, Spokesperson Says

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis agrees border security is national security and is working closely with the Homeland Security secretary to enhance Defense Department support, said Dana W. White, the chief Pentagon spokesperson.

May 23, 2017

North American Defense Leaders Agree on Need for Cooperation

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hosted Canadian and Mexican officials for the third North American Defense Ministerial meeting, where leaders discussed the global responsibilities and complex challenges the North American community faces.

April 24, 2017

Southcom Commander: Evolving Threats Require Unified Approach

What once were public safety nuisances have evolved into serious security threats from violent nonstate actors that challenge the sovereignty of nations, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said at a regional security conference.

Feb. 8, 2017

Mattis, Mexican Military Leaders Discuss Bilateral Relationship

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ introductory conversation with Defense Secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda and Navy Secretary Adm. Vidal Soberón Sanz of Mexico focused on the importance of the two nations' defense relationship, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said.

Oct. 18, 2016

DoD Official: U.S.-Mexico Military-to-Military Relationship ‘Worth Strengthening’

The military-to-military relationship between the U.S. and Mexico has undergone promising changes in recent years, and is a bond well-worth strengthening, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for western hemisphere affairs said.

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