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June 12, 2018

DoD Welcomes Positive News From Summit, Spokesperson Says

The Defense Department welcomes the positive news coming out of the summit meeting in Singapore between President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

April 13, 2018

U.S., Allies Strike Syrian Targets in Response to Regime’s Chemical Attacks

U.S., French and British forces struck targets in Syria as punishment for Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons against his own people.

April 4, 2018

DoD, DHS to Work With Governors to Deploy Guardsmen to Southern Border

President Donald J. Trump has directed the Defense and Homeland Security departments to work with state governors to deploy National Guard troops to the southern U.S. border.

April 3, 2018

Trump Looks to Military to Help Secure U.S.-Mexico Border

President Donald J. Trump is looking at using the military to secure the border between the United States and Mexico, he said during a meeting at the White House.

March 23, 2018

Trump, Mattis Hail Spending Bill to Fund Strongest Military Ever

The $1.3 trillion spending bill President Donald J. Trump signed includes the largest military budget in history, reversing years of decline and unpredictable funding, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the White House.

March 13, 2018

Trump Salutes Military, Highlights Commitment to Increased Defense Spending

President Donald J. Trump thanked the men and women of the military for their service and highlighted his commitment to increased defense spending and national security in a speech at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Jan. 30, 2018

Trump Calls for Ending Sequester, Keeping Guantanamo Open

The United States faces myriad dangers from rogue regimes and global competitors, and the nation must have a strong defense to discourage these rivals and forge a world of peace, President Donald J. Trump said in his State of the Union address.

Dec. 26, 2017

Deployed Troops Get President’s Christmas Greetings

President Donald J. Trump provided his and his family's thanks, best wishes and season's greetings to deployed service members during a video conference on Christmas Eve.

Oct. 24, 2017

Medal of Honor Awarded to Army Captain for Actions in Laos

More than 47 years after his heroic actions in Laos during the Vietnam War, Army Capt. Gary Michael Rose was recognized with the Medal of Honor.

Oct. 3, 2017

Effects of South Asia Strategy Already Being Felt, Mattis Tells Senate

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the certainty engendered by President Donald J. Trump's South Asia strategy already is paying dividends in Afghanistan.

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