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Travels With Carter
Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter

September 2013
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Carter: U.S., India to Be Partners on World Stage

Because they share common values and outlooks on a wide range of issues, the United States and India are destined to be partners on the world stage, Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter told Indian officials during a visit, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. Story

Success of India, Pakistan Critical to Region, Carter Says

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter today wrapped up a weeklong overseas trip that included stops in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Story

Carter Meets With Government, Military Officials in Pakistan

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter traveled to Pakistan and met with senior Pakistani government and defense officials, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. Story

After Afghanistan Visit, Carter Flies to Pakistan, India

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter wrapped up his trip to Afghanistan this morning and traveled on to India after spending the day in Pakistan. Story

Deputy Defense Secretary Meets With Afghan Officials, Notes Progress

Ash Carter has wrapped up a three-day visit to Afghanistan, where he met with senior International Security Assistance Force, coalition and Afghan officials. Story

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About the Deputy Secretary

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. 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 nationĀ¹s defenses against weapons of mass destruction and other emerging threats. Biography