Dec. 3, 2017
Shanahan Makes Case for Budget Stability, Says Situation ‘Is Not Normal’
The Defense Department has clear orders from President Donald J. Trump “to build a stronger military, take care of our men and women, and excel in our business operations,” Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.
Nov. 16, 2017
Deputy Secretary Goes to the 'Gemba' to Examine Readiness
ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT —
Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan returned from his first trip outside the Beltway as the Pentagon's second-in-charge, armed with information to share with military leaders and Congress on improving readiness.
Deputy Secretary, Uganda's Defense Minister Discuss Africa Security
Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan met with Ugandan Defense Minister Adolf Mwesige in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the 2017 U.N. Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial conference.
Nov. 15, 2017
Shanahan Observes Military Readiness at Joint Base Lewis-McChord
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. —
Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan engaged leaders and troops on readiness, observed demonstrations of personnel and assets and heard about the successes and challenges in maintaining a ready force at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
April 6, 2017
Deputy Secretary Visits USS Nimitz at Sea
ABOARD USS NIMITZ AT SEA —
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz to meet with leaders and to observe and discuss Carrier Strike Group 11 capabilities and training as the strike group prepares for an upcoming deployment.
DoD Enhances Space Capabilities, Work Tells Symposium Audience
The department is enhancing its space-based capabilities, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work told an audience of about 200 military and industry representatives at the 33rd Annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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