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Jan. 16, 2018

Mattis Highlights Diplomatic Solution for North Korean Situation

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis discussed security and stability on the Korean Peninsula with foreign ministers in British Columbia before traveling to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, where he met with troops.

Jan. 13, 2018

Deputy Secretary, Japanese Official Discuss Importance of Space Domain

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan and Japan's minister of state for space policy met to discuss the importance of space to the mutual defense of their nations and how the United States and Japan can expand cooperation in that domain.

Jan. 9, 2018

Mattis, Japanese Counterpart Discuss Alliance

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis spoke by phone with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera to discuss a range of issues related to the U.S.-Japan alliance, the Pentagon’s chief spokesperson said.

Jan. 5, 2018

Mattis Speaks to Reporters About South Asia, North Korea, Iran

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis discussed strategy in South Asia, issues on the Korean Peninsula and Iranian illicit weapons activities during an impromptu discussion with Pentagon reporters.

Jan. 4, 2018

Mattis Discusses U.S.-South Korean Exercises, Iran Protests

Joint South Korean-U.S. military exercises have been “deconflicted” with the Winter Olympics, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said during an impromptu news conference at the Pentagon.

Dec. 20, 2017

Military Chaplains Honored at Memorial Dedication Ceremony

Chaplains from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, past and present, were honored at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific during the Chaplains Memorial Dedication in Honolulu.

Nov. 7, 2017

North Korea Situation Requires Worldwide Action, Trump Says

North Korea constitutes a worldwide threat that requires worldwide action, President Donald J. Trump said in a press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House in Seoul.

Oct. 10, 2017

U.S., South Korean Weather Forecasters Partner to Provide Better Products

Accurate weather forecasting is integral in assisting the flying units with weather information specific to each mission. American and South Korean air force weather observers work together at Osan Air Base, South Korea, to provide better forecasts to the base.

Sept. 21, 2017

Mattis, Australian Counterpart Discuss Defense Relationship, Challenges

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hosted his Australian counterpart for a bilateral meeting at the Pentagon to discuss the defense relationship between their nations and regional security challenges, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

Sept. 16, 2017

Defense Secretary Speaks With Japanese Counterpart

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke by phone with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera following the latest North Korean missile launch, a Pentagon spokesman said.

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