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Aug. 17, 2017

Mattis, Tillerson Co-Host U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee Meeting

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were hosts to the Japanese Foreign Minister and Defense Minister for the Security Consultative Committee meeting at the State Department in Washington, D.C.

Aug. 16, 2017

Mattis Meets With Dutch Counterpart

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert at the Pentagon where they discussed efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and contributions to NATO.

Aug. 11, 2017

Mattis: Impact of Industry Innovation Will Continue to Grow at DoD

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the impact of innovation from high-tech companies will continue to grow at the Defense Department, during his first official visit to Defense Innovation Unit Experimental in Silicon Valley.

Aug. 10, 2017

DoD’s Innovation Initiative Remains Top Priority, Mattis Says

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters traveling with him in Washington and California that maintaining the Defense Department’s innovation initiative for the warfighter is a top priority for him, just as it was for his predecessor.

Aug. 9, 2017

SecDef: North Korea Must Join International Community, End Pursuit of Nukes

The United States and its allies have the demonstrated capabilities and unquestionable commitment to defend themselves from an attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in a statement.

Aug. 7, 2017

Defense Secretary Plans West Coast Trip

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis plans to meet with submariners at Naval Base Kitsap, Washington, and make his first official visit to the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental during a trip to Washington state and California, where he’ll also visit Amazon headquarters and Google’s main campus.

July 22, 2017

USS Gerald R. Ford Commissioned as Navy's Newest Carrier

During the commissioning for the Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, President Donald J. Trump said the ship is an American symbol of power and prestige wherever it sails in the world.

July 11, 2017

U.S., Italian Defense Chiefs Meet at Pentagon

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Italian counterpart met at the pentagon to discuss Italy’s robust defense partnership, cooperation at NATO and joint efforts in Afghanistan, the Middle East and Libya, a Pentagon spokesperson said. ‎

July 10, 2017

Defense Secretary Meets With Tunisian Prime Minister

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis lauded Tunisia for its leadership in promoting regional security and stability in Northern Africa during a meeting with Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed at the Pentagon.

July 7, 2017

Mattis, British Counterpart Discuss Shared Security Interests

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon at the Pentagon to discuss bilateral defense issues, NATO, the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and the situations in Afghanistan and North Korea.

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