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Feb. 12, 2019

U.S. Forces Korea Commander: Tensions Down, But Guard Still Up

While tensions are down along the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea, the process has not gone far enough for forces there to relax, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Jan. 17, 2019

Trump Pledges to Protect America From Any Enemy Missile

When it comes to defending America against the threat of a missile attack from any nation, President Donald J. Trump said that “the goal is simple. It is to ensure we can detect and destroy any missile launched against the United States, anytime, anywhere and any place.”

Jan. 17, 2019

Strong Missile Shield Protects U.S., Allies

President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Michael R. Pence and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan announced the release of the 2019 Missile Defense Review at the Pentagon. The MDR is the last of four strategic guidance documents that Trump directed the national security establishment to create to better guide decision-making on critical defense policy issues.

Dec. 8, 2018

President Intends to Nominate Milley to Succeed Dunford as Chairman

In a tweet, President Donald J. Trump indicated he will nominate Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Nov. 13, 2018

U.S. Leaders Salute Fallen Heroes on Armistice Day Centennial in France

The United States renews its sacred obligation to memorialize its fallen heroes on the soil where they rest for eternity, President Donald J. Trump said at Suresnes American Cemetery in France, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

Aug. 23, 2018

President Presents Medal of Honor to Fallen Air Force Hero’s Widow

On what would have been their 26th wedding anniversary, Valerie Nessel, the widow of fallen Air Force Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman, accepted his Medal of Honor from President Donald J. Trump during a ceremony at the White House.

Aug. 13, 2018

President Signs Fiscal 2019 Defense Authorization Act at Fort Drum Ceremony

The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act provides $700 billion to the Defense Department and paves the way for the most significant investment in the U.S. military and its warfighters in modern history, President Donald J. Trump said.

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.

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