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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis conducts a town hall meeting at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Jan. 16, 2018. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy D. Wolff
Mattis Highlights Diplomatic Solution for North Korean Situation Story | Related Story | Transcript | Special Report | Travels

Czech Gen. Petr Pavel, center, the chairman of NATO’s Military Committee, responds to a question during a news conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels after a meeting of the alliance’s Military Committee, Jan, 17, 2018. He is flanked by U.S. Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, the supreme allied commander for Europe, left, and Gen. Denis Mercier of the French air force, supreme allied commander for transformation. NATO photo
NATO Military Chiefs Discuss Strategic Environment’s Challenges Story | Related Story | Special Report

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks to defense attachés from various countries during a town hall at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C., Jan. 10, 2018. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
Mattis, Canadian Minister Discuss Defense Issues in Vancouver Story | Special Report | Travels

Given today's globalized access to knowledge and the rapid pace of technology development, innovation, speed, and agility have taken on a greater importance. The Defense Department serves as an innovative leader in developing technology to protect Americans and troops - on and off the battlefield.
Defense Innovation Board Approves Recommendations At Quarterly Meeting Story | Special Report

An F-22 assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates receives fuel over Iraq [Euphrates River] from a KC-10 Extender, Nov. 29, 2017. The F-22 is a component of the Global Strike Task Force, supporting U.S. and Coalition forces working to liberate territory and people under the control of ISIS. 
 (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)
Millions Liberated From ‘Evil of ISIS,’ Operation Inherent Resolve Official Says Story | Full Event Video | Transcript | Special Report

With the flu season upon us, military health officials are stressing the importance of the flu vaccine on preventing the virus and ensuring medical readiness for service members and their families.
DoD, FDA Partner to Develop Medical Products for Warfighters Story

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, attends a NATO Military Committee meeting in Brussels, Jan. 16th, 2018. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Continuing Resolutions Create Uncertainty in Defense Department Story | Flickr Album | 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

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