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October 2016
Travels with Carter - U.S. Secretary of Defense

Defense Secretary Ash Carter traveled to Trinidad and Tobago to meet with counterparts and discuss the changing international defense and security environment, environmental protection and humanitarian disaster response at the 12th Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas.

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Profile photo of Defense Secretary Ash Carter Ash Carter is the 25th secretary of defense. He previously served as deputy defense secretary and as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. Carter has received the Defense Department's Distinguished Service Medal five times and the Defense Intelligence Medal. Biography

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Carter Highlights 'Tremendous Progress' In Hemisphere's Peace, Security

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Map of Carter travel locations: Trinidad and Tobago

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