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Feb. 13, 2018

Mattis Hails Strong Collaboration in Defeat-ISIS Coalition

The coalition to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues to grow while remaining resolute in its focus to the mission, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said following a defeat-ISIS meeting in Rome.

Feb. 13, 2018

Mattis, Italian Counterpart Reaffirm U.S.-Italian Defense Relationship

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti discussed the longstanding U.S.-Italian defense partnership as well as robust cooperation bilaterally and through NATO, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

Dec. 15, 2017

Fleet Mail Center Sigonella Delivers Joy for the Holidays

The Fleet Mail Center at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, ramps up for its most wonderful time -- and most busy time -- of the year.

Aug. 15, 2017

Squadron Trains to Save Lives in Exercise Ares Shadow

Exercise Ares Shadow is a 48th Fighter Wing-led personnel recovery exercise involving airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing and the 352nd Special Operations Wing, as well as members of the Italian armed forces.

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. ‎

Feb. 15, 2017

Mattis Praises Italy’s Security Contributions in First Meeting With Defense Minister

In Brussels, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis thanked Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti for her country’s hospitality for U.S. forces and its contributions to various security missions.

Dec. 13, 2016

Carter Confirms Deaths of Three Key ISIL Leaders

During a talk with airmen assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, Defense Secretary Ash Carter confirmed the deaths of three key leaders of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Raqqa, Syria.

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