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July 15, 2018

Mattis Commends Norway’s Commitment to Global Peace, Security

In meetings with Norway's foreign affairs and defense ministers, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis hailed the strong bond between the United States and Norway and commended the Nordic nation for its commitment to global peace and security.

July 6, 2018

Mattis Plans Visits to Croatia, Norway After Attending NATO Summit

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis plans to discuss U.S. support to Europe with leaders during visits to Croatia and Norway following the NATO summit in Brussels, Defense Department officials said.

June 28, 2018

Marshall Center, Munich Security Conference Meet Ahead of NATO Summit

A think tank focused on enhancing the partnership between the United States and Germany met to put together recommendations to help guide discussions at the upcoming NATO summit in Brussels.

June 27, 2018

Afghan Air Force Growth Pays Off in Fight Against Taliban, Official Says

The Afghan air force has grown in capacity and proficiency as it continues to successfully target the Taliban across Afghanistan, working with the coalition in an effort to pressure the terrorist group into reconciliation, the deputy air commander of NATO’s Resolute Support mission said.

June 27, 2018

First NATO Joint Air Power Strategy Emphasizes Integral Role of Domain

NATO has released its first Joint Air Power Strategy, spelling out the importance of air power in collective defense, crisis management and cooperative security and stressing the integral role the domain plays in all of the alliance’s tasks.

June 21, 2018

Secretary General: History, Interests Argue for Solidarity Among North Atlantic Alliance

The NATO alliance is necessary in today's security environment and keeping the partners' strong bonds intact will help preserve the alliance’s future, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

June 20, 2018

Afghanistan May Be on ‘Edge of Opportunity’ for Peace

The ceasefire during Eid al-Fitr and the burgeoning peace movement in Afghanistan lead NATO officials in the country to believe the country is on the brink of an opportunity for peace, the deputy commander for the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan said.

June 13, 2018

Assistance Brigade Adds ‘Extensive Tactical Depth’ in Afghanistan, Commander Says

As it nears the 100th day of its deployment in Afghanistan, the highly trained and specialized 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade for the NATO Resolute Support mission is seeing results, the brigade’s commander said.

June 13, 2018

Army Paratroopers Participate in Baltic Region Exercise

Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division tested global response capabilities by landing on drop zones in Lithuania and Latvia and securing key areas from a simulated enemy during Exercise Swift Response 18, the operation's commander said.

June 12, 2018

Commander Describes Exercise Trident Juncture Effort, Planning

More than 40,000 personnel from 30 NATO and partner countries will demonstrate their ability to defend an ally in the event of an attack during Exercise Trident Juncture 2018, the commander of the exercise said.

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