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June 2, 2017

Work Hosts Nordic-Baltic Forum at Camp Lejeune

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work hosted his counterparts and government officials from eight Nordic-Baltic countries for a forum at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

May 4, 2017

Work Salutes Civilian Employees at Spirit of Service Awards Ceremony

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said during the Spirit of Service awards ceremony at the Pentagon that the Defense Department’s civilian employees support U.S. warfighters and help senior leaders make important decisions to keep DoD strong.

May 2, 2017

Mattis, Work Welcome Tunisian Minister to Pentagon

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work discussed the importance of the U.S.-Tunisian defense partnership with Tunisian Defense Minister Farhat Horchani during a Pentagon meeting.

Feb. 16, 2017

Work Confers With Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister at Pentagon

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work reiterated that the U.S. remains supportive of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity during a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the Pentagon.

Jan. 13, 2017

Work Receives Praise, DoD Distinguished Public Service Award

Defense Secretary Ash Carter presented Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work with the Distinguished Public Service Award, the Defense Department’s highest civilian honor, during a ceremony at the Pentagon.

Dec. 13, 2016

Work, Australian Defense Secretary Discuss Issues at Pentagon

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work welcomed Australian Defense Secretary Dennis Richardson to the Pentagon, where the two leaders discussed global security issues and opportunities to further bilateral defense cooperation.

Dec. 5, 2016

Work Praises Industrial Base Innovation After Raytheon, Boeing Visits

Defense Department recommendations in the president’s fiscal year 2018 budget heavily emphasize increased munitions acquisitions, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said.

Dec. 4, 2016

Offset Strategy Focuses on Deterring Great Powers, Work Says

Russia and China are rising in importance among the state powers that occupy the attention of Defense Department officials these days, and deterring those nations is the entire focus of the Pentagon’s third offset strategy, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said at the Reagan National Defense Forum.

Oct. 31, 2016

Deputy Secretary: Third Offset Strategy Bolsters America’s Military Deterrence

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work says the Pentagon’s Third Offset Strategy pursues next-generation technologies and concepts to assure U.S. military superiority, but the real focus is strengthening U.S. conventional deterrence to make sure wars don’t happen.

Oct. 26, 2016

Work, Japanese Defense Leader Discuss Evolving Security Environment

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work and Tetsuro Kuroe, Japan’s administrative vice defense minister, discussed the persistent North Korean threat, maritime issues in the East and South China Seas, and other security issues during a meeting at the Pentagon.

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