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Jan. 12, 2018

Defense Secretary to Visit Canada, Idaho

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis is traveling to Vancouver, British Columbia, to meet with foreign ministers and discuss the nuclear threat posed by North Korea before heading to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, to visit the 366th Fighter Wing.

Dec. 2, 2017

Mattis Trip Continues South Asia Strategy Dialogue

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis’ trip to the Middle East and Central Asia will continue the dialogue about the South Asia strategy President Donald J. Trump announced in August.

Dec. 1, 2017

Mattis, Japanese Defense Minister Discuss North Korean Missile Launch

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera condemned North Korea’s Nov. 28 intercontinental ballistic missile launch, and reaffirmed the U.S.-Japan alliance.

March 15, 2017

Face of Defense: Okinawa-deployed Marine Bridges Language Barrier

Marine Corps Master Sgt. Anthony Camina and his wife, Michelle, enjoy interacting with and teaching English to the people of Okinawa. Camina said his desire to strengthen ties between U.S. service members and the local community comes from his love of Okinawa, where he’s currently serving a second tour of duty.

April 22, 2016

U.S. Conducts Combined-Joint Operation with Philippine Counterparts

At the break of dawn, a Philippine army platoon and one U.S. Army platoon from 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, geared-up on Antique Airfield to conduct the final mission of Operation Handa Koa, part of this year’s Balikatan exercise.

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