June 2, 2017
Mattis, Singapore Prime Minister Reaffirm Defense Relationship
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met today with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, a major annual forum for key leaders in the Asia-Pacific region.
Need for Collaboration Highlights Mattis Meeting With Australian Leader
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull emphasized the importance of working together in addressing shared security challenges while attending the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
Mattis Lays Out U.S. Strategy in Asia-Pacific Region
The United States is a Pacific power and will lead and work with other Pacific nations to ensure peace and stability in the area, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said at the Shangri-La Dialogue security conference in Singapore.
May 29, 2017
Trump Leads Nation’s Remembrance on Memorial Day
President Donald J. Trump honored the courage, devotion and sacrifice of fallen service members during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, where he also acknowledged the sacrifice of loved ones left behind.
May 28, 2017
Mattis 'Humbled' by Selfless, Diverse U.S. Military Force
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said his recent presence at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, as an example of how Americans can help bridge political gaps.
Defeat-ISIS 'Annihilation' Campaign Accelerating, Mattis Says
What keeps Defense Secretary Jim Mattis awake at night? "I keep other people awake," he told CBS reporter John Dickerson in an interview on Face the Nation.
May 27, 2017
USMA Creates Soldiers Who Are Best When Times Are Worst, Mattis Says
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke at the U.S. Military Academy graduation and commissioning, telling the West Point graduating class of 2017 that it was a great honor to be present at one of the nation’s foundational keystones.
Mattis to TAPS Members: ‘You Represent Best of Our Country’
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis welcomed family members of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors to the Pentagon as part of the organization’s 23rd annual National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp.
May 16, 2017
Mattis Confers With Turkish Counterpart at White House
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık met at the White House and firmly agreed on concerns regarding the PKK, a U.S.-designated foreign terrorist organization, said the Pentagon's chief spokesperson.
Mattis Welcomes New Air Force Secretary Home
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ceremonially swore in Heather Wilson as the 24th secretary of the Air Force at the Pentagon, noting that "on behalf of the entire Air Force community, on the behalf of the Department of Defense -- welcome home."