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June 1, 2018

President Presides at Coast Guard Change-of-Command Ceremony

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft handed command to Adm. Karl L. Schultz at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, as President Donald J. Trump presided over the change-of-command ceremony.

May 28, 2018

‘America’s Greatest Heroes,’ Trump, Defense Leaders Honor Fallen

America will forever remember the service and sacrifice of those who fought and died for the nation’s freedom, President Donald J. Trump said at the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery.

May 25, 2018

Trump Thanks Naval Academy Graduates for Commitment to Serve

The members of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2018 chose the path of honor, courage and commitment to serve the nation, President Donald J. Trump told them during a graduation address in Annapolis, Md.

April 3, 2018

Trump Looks to Military to Help Secure U.S.-Mexico Border

President Donald J. Trump is looking at using the military to secure the border between the United States and Mexico, he said during a meeting at the White House.

March 13, 2018

Trump Salutes Military, Highlights Commitment to Increased Defense Spending

President Donald J. Trump thanked the men and women of the military for their service and highlighted his commitment to increased defense spending and national security in a speech at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Dec. 18, 2017

Trump Announces New Whole-of-Government National Security Strategy

President Donald J. Trump announced a new national security strategy rooted in a whole-of-government approach that stresses the economic might of the United States.

Nov. 7, 2017

Trump Warns North Korean Leader Not to Underestimate U.S.-South Korean Will

In a speech before the South Korean National Assembly, President Donald J. Trump warned North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un not to underestimate the will and power of the United States and urged him to rid his country of nuclear weapons.

April 13, 2017

Trump, Stoltenberg Discuss NATO Issues in Advance of May Summit

Following a White House meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Donald J. Trump praised the alliance’s accomplishments, its partnership and its support in combating terrorism and confronting other pressing security challenges.

Jan. 30, 2017

No Change to Chairman’s Status as Senior Military Adviser, Officials Say

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will continue to give the National Security Council the best military advice, DoD officials said.

Jan. 27, 2017

Trump Swears in Mattis, Signs Executive Actions at Pentagon Ceremony

President Donald J. Trump signed two executive actions and watched as Vice President Mike Pence ceremonially swore in Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes.

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