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Deputy Secretary of Defense Spokesperson Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson provided the following readout:Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work traveled to Djibouti and Qatar November 25-28 to visit U.S. servicemen and women during the Thanksgiving holiday and thank them for their service. The Deputy Secretary visited Djibouti Nov. 26 and met with military
Today, Defense Secretary Ash Carter called service members taking part in U.S. operations around the world to wish them a happy Thanksgiving. Secretary Carter expressed his appreciation for their service in defending the United States, and supporting our allies and partners. In each of the calls, Secretary Carter noted that he knows how
Please see the below Statement from Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on the United Kingdom's Strategic Defense and Security Review: "I want to congratulate the Government of the United Kingdom and Defense Secretary Michael Fallon on completing and releasing the 2015 Strategic Defense and Security Review (SDSR), which sets UK security and defense
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met today with Dutch Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert at the Pentagon. They last met in October at the NATO defense ministerial in Brussels, Belgium. Secretary Carter and Minister Hennis-Plasschaert discussed the U.S.-Dutch defense
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:Air Force Maj. Gen. John D. Bansemer for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as assistant director of National Intelligence for Partner Engagement, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Washington, District
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nominations:Air Force Col. Lee Ann T. Bennett has been nominated for appointment to the rank of brigadier general. Bennett is currently serving as the mobilization assistant to the commander, 25th Air Force, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.Air Force