SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2010 – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates thanked the crew of the USS Higgins for their service during a recent deployment that took them around the world.
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 11, 2010 – Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis brings a wealth of experience in the Middle East to his new job as the commander of U.S. Central Command, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said during an assumption of command ceremony. Story | Speech
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 11, 2010 – The USS Peleliu will provide helicopter capabilities to aid Pakistan as the government there works to combat floods that are affecting 14 million people. Story