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Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter

July 2013
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Carter Discusses Security Partnership With Leaders in Ethiopia

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with senior government and military leaders in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to discuss the U.S.-Ethiopia security partnership and shared interests in East African security challenges. Story

Carter Affirms Growing Partnership Between U.S., Uganda

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Uganda, meeting with senior government and military leaders to affirm the growing security partnership between the United States and the East African nation, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said in a statement. Story

Carter, Israeli Leaders Reaffirm Defense Relationship

During Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s first official trip to Israel, he and senior security officials reaffirmed that the U.S.-Israeli defense relationship has never been stronger and agreed to continuing close consultations on shared security interests. Story

Deputy Defense Secretary Travels
To Israel, Uganda, Ethiopia

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter began a weeklong trip that will take him first to Israel and then to Uganda and Ethiopia in sub-Saharan Africa. Story

About the Deputy Secretary

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ash CarterAsh Carter is the deputy secretary of defense. Previously, he served as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics from April 2009 until October 2011. As undersecretary, he led the department’s efforts to accelerate the fulfillment of urgent operational needs; increase the department’s buying power; and strengthen the nation¹s defenses against weapons of mass destruction and other emerging threats. Biography

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Travel Locations: Ethiopia, Uganda, Israel

Ethiopia, Uganda, Israel

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