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Oct. 7, 2018

NATO’s Trident Juncture Exercise Tests Deterrence Capabilities

The world’s preeminent defensive alliance is readying to demonstrate its capabilities in its largest exercise since 2002 with Exercise Trident Juncture, said Navy Adm. James Foggo, the commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command in Italy.

Oct. 3, 2018

Stoltenberg Forecasts NATO Defense Minister Discussions

NATO defense ministers are meeting in Brussels to implement the decisions made by alliance heads of state in July and to discuss burden sharing, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

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.

Oct. 1, 2018

NATO Defense Chiefs Build 360-Degree Defense on Maturing Framework, Dunford Says

The recent NATO Military Committee Meeting in Warsaw, Poland, was so productive because the alliance chiefs of defense were able to build on the three-year framework put in place, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said.

Oct. 1, 2018

Dunford Pleased DOD Enters Fiscal 2019 With Budget

For the first time in a long time, the Defense Department entered the fiscal year with a budget, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said troops should be extremely pleased with the development.

Sept. 30, 2018

Chiefs Reaffirm Commitment to NATO Missions, Look to Future Needs

The NATO Military Committee reaffirmed the alliance's commitment to Afghanistan and Iraq and moved ahead with plans to restructure NATO to improve its military capabilities.

Sept. 29, 2018

NATO Moves to Combat Russian Hybrid Warfare

Russia is disturbing the peace, and NATO countries must combat its hybrid strategy, the alliance’s supreme allied commander for Europe said.

Sept. 29, 2018

Commander Wants Coalition Forces in Afghanistan to Know Why They Fight

The commander of NATO's Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan said it's important for coalition service members serving in Afghanistan to know that in doing so, they are protecting their own nations.

Sept. 29, 2018

NATO Military Committee Examines Full Range of Alliance Challenges

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and 28 other NATO chiefs of defense are meeting in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss challenges, operations and processes.

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.

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