Travels With Mattis
Defense Secretary Meets With French Defense Minister in Munich Story | Special Report | Travels

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison meet with Bulgarian Defense Minister Krasimir Karakachanov at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Feb. 15, 2018. U.S. NATO photo
Mattis Meets With Bulgarian Defense Minister in Brussels Story | Related Story | Flickr Album | Special Report | Travels

Sailors moor the ballistic missile submarine USS Maine in Bangor, Wash., Sept. 21, 2012, upon returning from a strategic deterrent patrol. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Ahron Arendes
Nuclear Posture Review Emphasizes Capabilities, Deters Use of Nukes, Policy Official Says Story | Full Event Video | Special Report

Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, hosts a seminar at National Defense University's Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction in Washington, D.C., , Feb 16, 2017.
Nuclear Review Ushers in Strategic Environment Change, Stratcom Chief Says Story | Full Event Video | Special Report

Two Air Force F-22 Raptors fly over Syria, Feb. 2, 2018, while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott
Coalition Officials Report Defeat-ISIS Strikes Continue In Syria, Iraq Story | Special Report

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan and Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ellen M. Lord, stand with members of the National Reconnaissance Office’s Low Earth Orbit System Program Office, which is among the four winning teams of the David Packard Excellence in Acquisitions Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, Feb. 6, 2018. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
DoD Honors Best in Acquisition With Packard Award Story | Flickr Album


East Coast-based Navy SEALs participate in a nighttime exercise during TRIDENT 17, May 4, 2017 at the John C. Stennis Space Center, Mississippi. TRIDENT 17 is Naval Special Warfare's premiere joint training event that encompasses several Special Operations Forces (SOF) and conventional military participants, as well as partner nations and partner agencies to create realistic, combined-effort scenarios for operational units. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mat Murch)
Defense Officials Highlight Work of Special Operations Forces During House Hearing Story | Full Event Video | Special Report

Navy ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 5 sail in formation during a live-fire gunnery exercise in the Pacific Ocean, June 29, 2017. The Defense Department has released a new retention policy that requires service members to be worldwide deployable, with the focus on readiness, safeguarding the nation and fighting and winning the nation’s wars. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Burke
New Policy on Nondeployable Members Will Provide More Ready, Lethal Forces Story | Statement

U.S. Special Forces soldiers shake hands with Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, after the closing ceremony of Fuerzas Comando in Mariano Roque Alonso, Paraguay, July 27, 2017. Army photo by Sgt. Joanna Bradshaw
Modest Investments Needed to Build Security Network, Southcom Commander Says Story | Full Event Video

Maxwell AFB, Ala. - Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson, commander of U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, addresses cadets at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala., July 14, 2017. Air Force photo by Melanie Rodgers Cox
Northcom Ready to Defend North America, Support Civil Authorities Story | Full Event Video

Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville, Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, and Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Glenn M. Walters testify on current readiness of U.S. forces at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee's subcommittee on readiness and management support, Feb. 14, 2018. Screenshot via DoD News
Increased Funding Will Improve Military Readiness, Senior Officers Say Story | Full Event Video | Special Report
Iraqi Forces Make Strong Start in Offensive to Liberate Tal Afar Video | Special Report

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad, Aug. 22, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
U.S., Coalition 'Steadfast' With Iraq for ISIS Defeat, Secretary Says Story | Full Event Video | Transcript | Flickr | Special Report | Travels

An Air Force E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, Aug. 3, 2017. The JSTARS is an airborne battle management, command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform, with a primary mission to provide theater ground and air commanders with ground surveillance to support attack operations and targeting that contributes to the delay, disruption and destruction of enemy forces. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq Story | Special Report

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis walks with Prince Faisal of Jordan to a bilateral meeting in Amman, Jordan, Aug. 21, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Mattis, Jordanian Leaders Discuss ISIS Fight, Security Story | Flickr Album | Transcript | Special Report | Travels

President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks about a new strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 21, 2017. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy During Address Story | Full Event Video | Speech | Secretary's Statement | Flickr Album
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis talks with Iraqi Defense Minister Arfan al-Hayali during a visit to Baghdad, Aug. 22, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Mattis Praises Defeat-ISIS Efforts in Meetings With Iraqi Leaders Story | Flickr Album | Special Report | Travels