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May 16, 2018

NATO Must Adapt, Alliance’s Military Committee Chairman Says

The world situation is highly volatile, and NATO must be adaptable and constantly ready to respond to any threat or challenge, the chairman of the alliance’s Military Committee said in Brussels.

May 16, 2018

New NATO Headquarters Hosts Military Committee Meeting

NATO’s new headquarters building in Brussels is hosting the Military Committee meeting, and for most attendees it will be the first chance to see the inside of the building they have watched being built since 2010.

May 16, 2018

NATO Aims to Stay Capable, Agile to Meet Threats

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and NATO Military Committee members met in Brussels to discuss key defense issues and work on proposals for next month’s NATO defense ministers’ meeting.

May 15, 2018

Mattis, Iceland’s Foreign Minister Discuss Increased Cooperation

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis expressed appreciation to the Icelandic foreign minister for Iceland’s additional investment in infrastructure upgrades to support U.S. and NATO missions during a Pentagon meeting.

May 14, 2018

Dunford Arrives in Brussels for NATO Meetings

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is in Brussels to participate in NATO Military Committee chiefs of defense meetings that will set the stage for the alliance's defense ministerial conference and the NATO summit.

April 27, 2018

NATO Foreign Ministers Discuss Afghanistan, Open Door

Military operations in Afghanistan are crucial to convince the Taliban that there is no victory on the battlefield, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at the end of the alliance’s foreign minister meeting.

April 26, 2018

Foreign Ministers Setting Stage for NATO Summit, Secretary General Says

NATO foreign ministers are dealing with issues of Russia, Afghanistan and the Middle East during their meeting in Brussels, alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

April 10, 2018

Face of Defense: Marine Leads Surveillance Sensor Operations

A Marine Corps sergeant in Afghanistan is taking lessons learned from the past and applying them today as he works as a surveillance sensor operator. He helps employ remote sensors as general surveillance and early warning systems to aid the Afghan National Defense and security forces.

April 6, 2018

Mattis Meets Slovenian Defense Minister, Salutes Nations’ Close Partnership

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked Slovenian Defense Minister Andreja Katič for her country’s friendship and security partnership with the United States and NATO during a meeting at the Pentagon.

March 23, 2018

Dunford Encouraged by Afghan, Coalition Efforts in Afghanistan

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, completed an extensive visit to Afghanistan, and leaves encouraged by the Afghan and coalition military potential in the country.

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