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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis is traveling to Hawaii to speak at the change-of-command ceremony for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. From there he heads to Singapore to attend the Shangri-La Dialogue, where he plans to deliver a speech on the challenges of Indo-Pacific security.
Each year on the last Monday in May, the nation pauses to honor the men and women of the U.S. military who sacrificed their lives in service to their country and the cause of freedom. This special report showcases the many ways in which Americans honor the fallen, from the placement of flags on the graves at Arlington National Cemetery to observances around the world.
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis travels to Colorado Springs, Colo., to deliver remarks at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Class of 2018 graduation ceremony. The secretary then travels to Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to attend the change-of-command ceremony for the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.
The Defense Department released the U.S. Africa Command-led investigation into the October 4, 2017 ambush on U.S. and Nigerien Forces near Tongo Tongo, Niger.