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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.

June 2, 2017

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.

June 2, 2017

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.

May 28, 2017

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.

May 27, 2017

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.

May 16, 2017

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."

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