Feb. 23, 2018
Deputy Secretary, Australian Prime Minister Meet at Pentagon
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan met the Australian prime minister at the Pentagon to discuss the robust defense relationship between the U.S. and Australia and the common strategic challenges the two nations face.
Feb. 16, 2018
DoD Honors Best in Acquisition With Packard Award
The winners of the premiere Defense Department acquisition honor -- the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award -- made exceptional contributions in support of the National Defense Strategy, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said at a Pentagon ceremony.
Feb. 6, 2018
Shanahan: National Defense Strategy Reflects DoD’s ‘Will to Win’
The Defense Department team is strong, and its spirit, energy and “collective will to compete and win is extraordinary,” Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said at a naval conference in San Diego.
Feb. 2, 2018
Deputy Secretary: Nuclear Posture Review is ‘Tailored Nuclear Deterrent Strategy’
The Nuclear Posture Review is a strategy to keep America safe with a deterrent that is modern and credible, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.
Unlocking Capacity is Critical to Reform, Shanahan Tells DoD Leaders
The Defense Department faces myriad complex, evolving challenges, especially from “great power” regimes, and it must restructure to unlock capability and capacity, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan told senior defense leaders.
Jan. 29, 2018
Shanahan Asks All DoD Personnel to Read, Internalize New Defense Strategy
All Defense Department personnel need to be in alignment with the new National Defense Strategy to make the joint force more lethal and strengthen alliances, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.
Jan. 25, 2018
DoD Honors Life, Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
The words and actions of Martin Luther King Jr. changed a nation and resonate to this day, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan and other speakers said during the Pentagon’s annual ceremony honoring the civil rights leader.
Jan. 19, 2018
Deputy Secretary, South Korea’s Vice Defense Minister Meet at Pentagon
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan met with the South Korean vice defense minister at the Pentagon, where they reaffirmed the importance of maintaining vigilance and unity in the face of North Korean aggression, a DoD spokesman said.
Dec. 7, 2017
DoD Salutes Acquisition Workforce at Pentagon Ceremony
The Defense Department honored 17 individuals and two organizations within the department’s acquisition community in the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes.
Dec. 3, 2017
Shanahan Makes Case for Budget Stability, Says Situation ‘Is Not Normal’
The Defense Department has clear orders from President Donald J. Trump “to build a stronger military, take care of our men and women, and excel in our business operations,” Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said.