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Nov. 16, 2017

Pentagon Officials Address Korea, ISIS, Budget in News Conference

During a news conference, the chief Pentagon spokesperson and the director of the Joint Staff discussed North Korea, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and the Defense Department budget proposal.

Nov. 9, 2017

Speed Drives Air Force, DoD Innovation, Improvements

Speed is the crux of innovation and improvements the Defense Department will make to ensure the force is ready for any contingency, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson said at the Defense One Summit.

Nov. 7, 2017

Trump Warns North Korean Leader Not to Underestimate U.S.-South Korean Will

In a speech before the South Korean National Assembly, President Donald J. Trump warned North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un not to underestimate the will and power of the United States and urged him to rid his country of nuclear weapons.

Nov. 2, 2017

Navy Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Full Operational Capability

U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet officials announced that all of the Navy’s Cyber Mission Force teams achieved full operational capability last month, almost a full year ahead of schedule.

Oct. 31, 2017

Trilateral Cooperation Needed to Combat North Korean Threat

The world is united against North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, and nations are working together to counter the dangers of Kim Jong Un’s ambitions, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

Oct. 30, 2017

Dunford Hosts Trilateral Meeting With South Korean, Japanese Military Leaders

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts and regional U.S. military leaders to discuss trilateral cooperation in Northeast Asia in response to increasingly provocative North Korean actions.

Oct. 28, 2017

Mattis: U.S. Will Not Accept Nuclear-Armed North Korea

“I cannot imagine a condition under which the United States would accept North Korea as a nuclear power,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said to reporters following talks with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo in Seoul, South Korea.

Oct. 28, 2017

Dunford Discusses Issues Confronting U.S.-South Korea Alliance

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff spoke to reporters after two days of meetings in Seoul, where U.S. and South Korean defense leaders discussed the full range of issues confronting the alliance, including the North Korean threat.

Oct. 26, 2017

Dunford Charts Alliance Progress in South Korea

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is in South Korea to take part in the U.S.-South Korean Military Committee Meeting. The annual meeting looks at all the issues affecting the U.S.-South Korean alliance.

Oct. 25, 2017

Mattis: U.S., ASEAN Member Nations Address Shared Concerns

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the United States is a firm supporter of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and its commitment to regional peace and stability after departing the Philippines en route to Thailand.

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