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Immediate Release

Secretary Mattis Travels to Indo-Pacific

June 24, 2018

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis embarks on Sunday, June 24 on his seventh trip to the Indo-Pacific region.

Secretary Mattis will begin his trip in Alaska where he will visit Fort Greely and Eielson Air Force Base.

From June 26-28 Secretary Mattis will visit China where he will meet with several senior officials to exchange strategic perspectives and discuss areas of mutual concern. This will be the first visit of a Secretary of Defense to China since 2014.

He then travels to Seoul, South Korea to visit with the Korean Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo.

Secretary Mattis concludes his trip June 29 in Tokyo where he will meet with Japan's Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera.