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March 14, 2019

2020 Budget Focuses on High-End Threats, DOD Leaders Say

The $718 billion defense budget request for fiscal year 2020 addresses growing threats from Russia and China, the Defense Department’s top leaders told Congress.

Jan. 6, 2019

Shanahan: Former Defense Secretary Brown Shaped U.S. Military for Decades

Harold Brown, 91, the 14th secretary of defense and the first scientist to hold the position, died at his home in Ranch Santa Fe, California.

Dec. 1, 2018

Mattis: Bush Taught Others to Live ‘A Life without Regret’

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis spoke for all members of the Defense Department in expressing sorrow for the passing of President George H. W. Bush today during his remarks at the Reagan Defense Forum in California.

Dec. 1, 2018

Defense Strategy Arresting Erosion of U.S. Military Advantage

The world is awash in change, but the new National Security Strategy serves as a rock of stability for the nation and like-minded countries, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said today at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California.

Nov. 15, 2018

Legion of Merit Awarded to Marshall Center’s Austrian Chair

The Austrian chair for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies was awarded the Legion of Merit Medal.

Oct. 31, 2018

Mattis Shares Threat Pictures Behind New National Defense Strategy

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis shared the thinking behind the new National Defense Strategy during a discussion at the United States Institute of Peace.

Oct. 2, 2018

Mattis, French Leaders Reaffirm Defense Relationship

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with French President Emmanuel Macron and Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly in Paris to reaffirm the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and France.

Sept. 28, 2018

Mattis Plans Trip to Meet With French Leaders, Attend NATO Conference

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis embarks Oct.1 on a trip that includes stops in France and Belgium where he plans to meet with leaders, reaffirm partnerships and discuss key NATO matters.

Sept. 25, 2018

Mattis, Malaysian Counterpart Reaffirm Defense Relationship

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Malaysian Defense Minister Mohamad bin Sabu at the Pentagon yesterday to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Malaysia.

Sept. 21, 2018

Mattis Pays Tribute to Prisoners of War, Missing in Action

Service members who were held as prisoners of war and those still missing from the nation's wars deserve respect and admiration from the nation for which they fought, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.

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