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June 23, 2018

Mattis, King of Jordan Reaffirm Security Partnership

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked King Abdullah II of Jordan for his unwavering support for a strong bilateral partnership and commitment to regional security and stability during a meeting in Washington.

May 1, 2018

Marine Snipers Train Throughout Deployment

U.S. Marines from the scout sniper platoon, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, are training in Jordan, side by side with professionally instructed gunman, or PIGs, and hunters of gunman, known as HOGs.

Dec. 3, 2017

Mattis, Defense Leaders Meet to Discuss Countering Radicalization, Terrorism

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis attended the Aqaba Process, a conference held in Aqaba, Jordan, focused on countering radicalization, a Pentagon spokesperson said.

Dec. 2, 2017

Mattis Trip Continues South Asia Strategy Dialogue

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis’ trip to the Middle East and Central Asia will continue the dialogue about the South Asia strategy President Donald J. Trump announced in August.

Dec. 1, 2017

Mattis Departs for 5-Day Middle East Trip

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis is in Egypt for meetings with the president and defense minister. It's the first stop on a five-day trip to reaffirm the enduring U.S. commitment to partnerships in the Middle East, West Africa and South Asia.

May 18, 2017

U.S., Jordan Work to Prevent Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation

The United States and Jordan participated in a capacity-building workshop to discuss interdiction goals and principles. Jordan is one of 105 countries to participate in the global effort to stop the trafficking of WMD, their delivery systems and related materials.

March 10, 2017

Chairman Thanks Jordan for Counter ISIS Support

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called Jordan "an enduring partner" in the Middle East and the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Nov. 7, 2016

Isolation, Liberation of Raqqa Key in Defeating ISIL, Pentagon Spokesman Says

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said the isolation and liberation of the Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are key in efforts to ultimately defeat the terrorists.

Nov. 4, 2016

Pentagon Spokesman Offers Condolences for Fallen Service Members

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said the Defense Department is working with Jordanian authorities to investigate an attack that killed three U.S. service members.

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