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Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling to New England to visit Navy installations in New London, Connecticut, and Newport, Rhode Island. He also commissioned cadets from Yale University's first ROTC graduating class since the Vietnam War era.
Carter Hosts Conversation With Naval War College Students
Carter Visits Naval Undersea Warfare Center
Carter Receives Tech Brief at New England Submarine Base
Carter Arrives in Connecticut
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
Even with troubles in other parts of the world, it is still crucial the United States continue its rebalance to East Asia and the Pacific, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Story
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said that the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific is a "whole program of enhanced activities" intended to maintain peace and security in the region. Story
Defense Secretary Ash Carter told troops at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., that protecting the nation and much of the world is a U.S. duty because of the challenges and opportunities that exist. Story