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May 16, 2018

Qatar, West Virginia Guard Establish New Partnership

Key leaders from Qatar, the state of West Virginia and the West Virginia National Guard recently met to discuss and celebrate their newly formed partnership.

April 18, 2018

Mattis, Qatar’s Defense Minister Discuss Mutual Security Interests

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis welcomed Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah to the Pentagon to reaffirm the strategic security partnership between the United States and Qatar.

April 9, 2018

Mattis, Qatari Leader Reaffirm Strategic Security Partnership

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis welcomed the emir of Qatar to the Pentagon for a meeting to reaffirm the strategic security partnership between the U.S. and Qatar.

Feb. 13, 2018

As Emphasis Shifts to Sustaining Military Gains, Progress To Defeat ISIS Continues

Significant progress in the fight to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has resulted in a shift in focus to sustaining military gains in Iraq, the commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command said.

Dec. 30, 2017

Mattis, Qatari Senior Official Discuss Defense Issues

During a phone conversation, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis congratulated the Qatari defense minister for his promotion to deputy prime minister and also conveyed his commitment to strengthening their partnership, according to a statement released by Pentagon press operations.

Sept. 8, 2017

Mattis, Qatari Counterpart Discuss Security Partnership

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah discussed the security partnership between the U.S. and Qatar during a phone conversation, said the chief Pentagon spokesperson.

July 26, 2017

Expeditionary Maintenance Units Keep Al Udeid Tankers on Schedule

The 340th and 22nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Units work together around the clock at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to inspect, repair, service, launch and recover the fleet of KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling tankers.

April 22, 2017

Mattis Reinforces U.S.-Qatari Strategic Partnership

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Qatari leaders in Doha, to reinforce the importance of deepening the U.S.-Qatari strategic partnership. The discussions followed a March 27 meeting between the defense minister and Mattis at the Pentagon.

April 21, 2017

Airmen Honor Fallen Military Working Dogs, Handlers

A U.S. military working dog handler in Qatar said "not everyone realizes that the dogs we train are not our pets. They are government assets, just like airmen. And because they are government assets, they are exposed to the same dangers we are, if not more."

March 27, 2017

Mattis, Qatari Counterpart Pledge Continued Cooperation

While hosting Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the two countries and their militaries have stood together for many years to try to stabilize the region.

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