Sept. 22, 2017
Poland, a Valued NATO Member, Leads by Example, Mattis Says
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis welcomed his Polish counterpart, Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, to the Pentagon to discuss strengthening the two countries’ military relationship, defense capabilities and NATO interoperability.
Sept. 20, 2017
U.S., British Military Cooks Partner to Provide Great Food
SENNELAGER TRAINING AREA, Germany —
The ability to function in an interoperable fashion is clearly an important goal of today’s NATO allies, and interoperability was a major focus during training between the Michigan Army National Guard’s Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, and the tankers of the Royal Wessex Yeomanry, a British Army Reserve tank regiment.
Aug. 16, 2017
Noble Partner Supports Georgia's NATO Response Force Integration
VAZIANI, Georgia —
Noble Partner is an annual U.S. Army Europe-led exercise designed to support Georgia’s integration into the NATO Response Force. The exercise allows multinational partners to work together in a realistic and challenging training event.
Aug. 1, 2017
Face of Defense: Soldier Follows American Dream to Her Native Country
CINCU, Romania —
Army Spc. Gizela Lupescu, a combat medic specialist, found the challenge of joining the North Carolina National Guard part of the American dream she hoped for, and was grateful for the opportunity to deploy as a linguist to her native Romania, where she had left her family behind.
July 25, 2017
U.S. Special Operations Forces Train With Ukrainian Counterparts
ODESSA, Ukraine —
Across southern Ukraine, U.S. special operations forces trained with Ukrainian special operators and conventional U.S. and Ukrainian naval forces during Sea Breeze 2017.
July 19, 2017
Exercise Sea Breeze 2017 Continues in Ukraine
ODESSA, Ukraine —
Ships from Georgia, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and the U.S. departed the port of Odessa and the nearby Western Naval Base to participate in the free-play phase of Exercise Sea Breeze 2017.
July 12, 2017
Georgia National Guard Soldiers Participate in Saber Guardian 2017
RAMNICU VALCEA, Romania —
More than 150 Georgia Army National Guardsmen from the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade are in Romania for exercise Saber Guardian 2017.
June 29, 2017
NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence Highlights Mattis Meeting With Polish Counterpart
During a meeting with the Polish defense minister in Brussels, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis highlighted NATO’s enhanced forward presence in Europe and emphasized the United States’ commitment to the alliance.
June 28, 2017
Mattis Meets German Counterpart, Highlights Trans-Atlantic Bond
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with the German defense minister in southern Germany, where the two leaders discussed a number of security priorities, including Afghanistan and the enhanced forward presence in Europe.
Mattis Salutes NATO Collective Security During Marshall Center Speech
The United States will continue to build on the foundation laid by George C. Marshall, and remains committed to NATO’s collective defense, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in a speech marking the Marshall Plan’s 70th anniversary.