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March 16, 2018

NATO Trends Heading Up, Annual Report Shows

NATO has stepped up recrafting deterrence and defense, and the alliance’s annual report for 2017 shows that the trend lines for the alliance are up, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

March 16, 2018

Mattis Describes Middle East Trip as Successful In Building Unity

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said collaboration, the spirit of shared understanding and unity highlighted his meetings with leaders in Oman, Afghanistan and Bahrain during his recent Middle East trip.

March 16, 2018

Eucom Commander Discusses Counteracting Russian Disinformation

Russia is using all aspects of government power to overthrow the existing international rules-based infrastructure and especially trying to subvert NATO, Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, commander of U.S. European Command, said.

March 15, 2018

European Command Continues Deterrence, Defense Strategy

U.S. European Command has made significant progress under the European Deterrence Initiative, which has supported the largest reinforcement of the Euro-Atlantic defense in a generation, the Eucom commander told the House Armed Services Committee.

March 15, 2018

U.S. Army Works With NATO Allies in Estonia

Among the things that stand out to many who visit the training area in Tapa, Estonia, are the frigid temperatures. Despite this challenge, soldiers with the 82nd Brigade Engineer Battalion tested their mettle during a series of training events at the training area.

March 8, 2018

Eucom Commander: Violent Extremism, Russia Top Threats in Region

The United States and NATO are working together to counter violent extremism and Russian destabilization efforts, which are the biggest threats to European security, the commander of U.S. European Command said.

March 8, 2018

Dunford Presents Legion of Merit to NATO Military Committee Chairman

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, presented the Legion of Merit to Czech Gen. Petr Pavel, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

March 7, 2018

Mattis Welcomes Estonian Defense Minister to Pentagon

In a meeting at the Pentagon with Estonian Defense Minister Juri Luik, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis emphasized the close U.S.-Estonia security partnership, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

March 7, 2018

NATO Military Chairman Seeks Constructive Contacts With Russia

The chairman of NATO’s Military Committee said the NATO-Russia Council should be reinvigorated to address issues pending between the two entities, adding that Russia must show through actions, not just words, that it is ready for such a development.

Feb. 27, 2018

Signing of Agreement Marks Mattis Meeting With Montenegrin Defense Minister

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis welcomed the Montenegrin defense minister to the Pentagon for a meeting that included the signing of a general security of information agreement as evidence of increased cooperation.

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