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Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling to Florida, Texas and Massachusetts on a wide-ranging trip that will focus on the counter-ISIL campaign and the secretary’s commitment to innovation.
Carter Speaks at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Carter Visits Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ash Carter is the 25th secretary of defense. He previously served as deputy defense secretary and as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. Carter has received the Defense Department's Distinguished Service Medal five times and the Defense Intelligence Medal. Biography
Defense Secretary Ash Carter today announced that DoD is partnering with an 89-member consortium to establish a new manufacturing innovation institute focused on revolutionary fibers and textiles.
At the University of Texas at Austin, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the best talent for tomorrow's force can come from innovative thinkers such as the young people in the audience. Story
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today he expects a “seamless transition” as U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Central Command welcome new leaders. Story