Immediate Release

Acting Secretary Miller Travels to Indonesia, Philippines, and Indo-Pacom

Dec. 4, 2020

Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher C. Miller embarks Saturday, Dec. 5, to visit Indonesia, the Philippines, and the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Headquarters.

In Indonesia and the Philippines, Acting Secretary Miller will meet with his counterparts and other senior officials to discuss the importance of the bilateral defense relationships and securing a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

Acting Secretary Miller will visit the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Headquarters next where he will virtually participate in the ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus). The ADMM-Plus is the most effective platform for practical cooperation among the participating countries’ defense establishments and the premier venue for senior leaders to discuss regional defense issues.  While there, Acting Secretary Miller will meet virtually with key leaders to strengthen defense relationships.