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Feb. 8, 2018

Pence: U.S., Allies to Continue Peacefully Dismantling North Korea’s Nuke Program

North Korea has threatened the United States and its Indo-Pacific region allies while focusing on developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, Vice President Mike Pence told U.S. and Japanese troops at Yokota Air Base in Japan.

Dec. 22, 2017

Pence Visits U.S. Troops in Afghanistan; Chairman Continues USO Holiday Tour

Vice President Mike Pence delivered America’s holiday wishes to service members in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit, while Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford brought the USO Holiday Tour to troops in the United Arab Emirates.

Nov. 11, 2017

Pence Says America Owes Vets a Debt, Promises Stronger Military

From the dawn of the Republic, the United States has depended upon its veterans, and it owes them a debt of honor that must be paid, Vice President Mike Pence said after laying a wreath during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

Aug. 21, 2017

President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy

President Donald J. Trump unveiled a new strategy to bolster American security that encompasses Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and South Asia during an address to the nation at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

June 24, 2017

Vice President Engages Troops at Schriever Air Force Base

Vice President Mike Pence said the service members at Schriever Air Force Base are on the cutting edge of technology and arms, guarding the nation in space and in cyberspace, during a troop talk while visiting the installation.

June 14, 2017

DoD Setting Troop Levels in Afghanistan Enables Agility, Mattis Says

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald J. Trump's direction that the Defense Department set troop levels in Afghanistan will enable the U.S. military to have greater agility to conduct operations, recognizing that the military posture there is part of a broader regional context.

May 26, 2017

Pence Tells Naval Academy Grads Era of Budget Cuts is Over

Vice President Mike Pence thanked the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2017 for volunteering to be officers in America's armed forces at a dangerous time. He told them that he and President Donald J. Trump "will always have your backs."

May 21, 2017

Pence to Service Members: 'You Are the Best of Us'

Armed Forces Day is "merely one more installment on behalf of the American people on a debt of honor and the debt of gratitude we’ll never be able to fully repay to all of you who served," Vice President Mike Pence said during a visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

May 10, 2017

Pence Salutes Service, Sacrifice of Military Families

Vice President Mike Pence saluted military families at an event at the White House for National Military Appreciation Month, which is observed in May, and National Military Spouse Appreciation Day, which is May 12.

May 8, 2017

Honor Flight Veterans Honored at White House

The men and women who have served and fought for freedom are the nation's most cherished citizens, and are owed a debt of gratitude that will never be fully repaid, Vice President Mike Pence said during a White House ceremony for veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam Wars.

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