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Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III and wife, Mary Murphy, listen to Navy Adm. Robert F. Willard, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, while touring the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Feb. 16, 2010. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison

February 2010
Australia

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Lynn Visit to Australia
Boosts International Ties

ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT, Feb. 17, 2010 – Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III’s meetings with Australian leaders over the last several days have helped to set the stage for new levels of cooperation between the long-time allies. Story

Lynn Honors Australia’s War Dead

CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 16, 2010 – Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III concluded his visit to Australia by paying tribute to Australian servicemembers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their nation. Story

Australia’s ‘Shipyard of Future’

ADELAIDE, Australia, Feb. 15, 2010 – Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III observed the opening of the heart of one of the most modern shipbuilding plants in the world here. Story

U.S.-Australia Alliance

SYDNEY, Feb. 13, 2010 – U.S. officials are “very satisfied” with the contributions Australia is making in Afghanistan and will not ask the nation for more troops in the country, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said during an interview here. Story

Cooperation in Cybersecurity

SYDNEY, Feb. 13, 2010 – The alliance between the United States and Australia goes back to 1908 and has strengthened through shared sacrifices on the battlefields of World War I to actions against al-Qaida in Afghanistan, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here. Story

U.S., Australia Strong Allies

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa, Feb. 12, 2010 – Australia is already one of America’s strongest allies, and Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III will visit the nation to see how the alliance can become even stronger. Story


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