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May 5, 2017

Mattis Salutes Poland for its Support of NATO

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis thanked Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz during a phone call for his country’s initiative to spend two percent of its gross domestic product on defense.

Feb. 7, 2017

Defense Officials 'Deeply Concerned' About Violence in Eastern Ukraine

A Defense Department spokesman said defense officials are concerned about the recent spike in violence in eastern Ukraine, and reaffirmed U.S. support for full implementation of the Minsk agreements.

Jan. 12, 2017

Eucom Commander: U.S. Armored Brigade’s Deployment to Poland 'Significant'

Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, commander of U.S. European Command, said the recent arrival in Poland of the U.S. Army, 4th Infantry Division’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team “marks a significant moment in European deterrence and defense."

July 8, 2016

Obama: U.S. to be Lead Nation for Enhanced NATO Presence in Poland

President Barack Obama announced the United States will be the lead nation for an enhanced NATO presence in Poland, which will see an increase in NATO and American forces and military equipment.

July 8, 2016

Face of Defense: U.S. Army Paratrooper Jumps Into Poland

Army Spc. Ryan Krawczyk, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division, participated in exercise Swift Response 2016 in his former country, with his mother nearby as he jumped from an aircraft to land on Polish soil.

Feb. 10, 2016

Carter, Polish Counterpart Discuss European Reassurance Initiative

The European Reassurance Initiative highlighted a meeting between Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz in Brussels, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said.

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