IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Secretary Mattis Travels to Mexico


Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis departs Oct. 7 to attend the Conference of the Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA) conference in Cancun, Mexico. CDMA is a biennial conference that is the Western Hemisphere's premier venue for senior leaders to discuss regional defense issues.  
 
Secretary Mattis will meet with key leaders to reaffirm defense relationships and conduct bilateral meetings with senior officials.