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May 11, 2016

Carter Announces Version 2.0 of Defense Innovation Unit Experimental

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the formation of a Boston hub of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental -- the innovation unit the Defense Department established last year in Silicon Valley.

May 10, 2016

Carter Announces 2016’s Top Military Installations

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the 2016 recipients of the Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence.

May 10, 2016

Carter Presents Kissinger With DoD’s Distinguished Public Service Award

Defense Secretary Ash Carter presented former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Award.

May 4, 2016

Carter: Counter-ISIL Defense Ministers Recognize All Must Do More

Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S. have all agreed to continue to do more to accelerate ISIL's lasting defeat.

May 4, 2016

Carter Thanks Danish Defense Minister for Counter-ISIL Help

Defense Secretary Ash Carter thanked Danish Defense Minister Peter Christensen for Denmark's recent decision to expand its role in the coalition campaign to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

May 3, 2016

Dunford: U.S. Working With Libya to Assess Possible Needs in Counter-ISIL Fight

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said the United States is working with the interim Libyan government to see what help it might need in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

May 3, 2016

Carter to Convene Counter-ISIL Defense Ministers Meeting in Germany

Iraq, Syria, and the worldwide fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant will be the focus of the second meeting of defense ministers of countries making the most substantial contributions to the fight, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

May 2, 2016

Carter Welcomes Norway’s Expansion of Counter-ISIL Role

Defense Secretary Ash Carter applauded Norway's decision to deploy special operations forces to Jordan to train vetted Syrian Arab Sunni fighters and to send a medical team to northern Iraq.

April 29, 2016

Carter Salutes Goldfein’s ‘Strong, Visionary Leadership’

Senior DoD leaders praised Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein on his nomination by President Barack Obama to be the next Air Force chief of staff.

April 29, 2016

Carter Congratulates New Africom Commander Nominee

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser is President Barack Obama’s nomination to become the next commander of U.S. Africa Command.

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