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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.

July 15, 2018

Mattis Commends Norway’s Commitment to Global Peace, Security

Norway’s commitment to peace and stability is commendable and displays the values NATO represents, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said during meetings with Norwegian leaders in Oslo.

July 6, 2018

Mattis Plans Visits to Croatia, Norway After Attending NATO Summit

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis plans to discuss U.S. support to Europe with leaders during visits to Croatia and Norway following the NATO summit in Brussels, Defense Department officials said.

March 20, 2018

Mattis Recognizes Norwegian Efforts in Meeting With Defense Minister

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked his Norwegian counterpart for Norway’s commitment to international security, including the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, during a meeting at the Pentagon.

Jan. 30, 2018

Germany, Norway Join Multinational Naval Strike Group

Two coalition naval vessels arrived at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia to conduct training and operations as part of the USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group's composite training unit exercise.

June 23, 2017

Norway Announces 1-Year Extension for U.S. Marines

In a clear sign of the U.S. and Norwegian commitment to NATO, U.S. Marines will continue rotational training and exercises in Norway through 2018, U.S. European Command officials said.

May 18, 2017

Mattis Praises Norway as Important U.S., NATO Ally

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Norwegian Minister of Defense Ine Eriksen Søreide at the Pentagon, where he praised Norway as an important U.S. and NATO ally.

Feb. 17, 2017

Defense Relationship Highlights Mattis Meeting With Norway’s Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Norwegian Defense Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide reaffirmed the close defense relationship between the United States and Norway during a meeting on the margins of the Munich Security Conference in Germany.

Sept. 9, 2016

Carter Salutes Norway as Strong, Indispensable Security Partner

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Norway is a strong, indispensable U.S. security partner bilaterally, within NATO, in the North Atlantic and Arctic, in Afghanistan and as part of the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Sept. 2, 2016

Carter to Visit NATO Allies U.K., Norway

Defense Secretary Ash Carter will travel to the United Kingdom and Norway Sept. 6-9 to meet with top officials from the two longstanding NATO allies, DoD officials said in a statement.

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