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Mattis Issues Guidance As Federal Government Shuts Down Story | Memorandum | Special Report

U.S. Navy Cmdr. Michael Esper walks across the flight line with his wife and children during a homecoming celebration at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility Washington in Maryland, Sept. 7, 2010. DoD photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Clifford H. Davis
Shutdown Affects Quality of Life, Family Readiness Programs Story | Special Report

DoD Issues Guidance for Government Shutdown Story | Memorandum | Special Report

Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan speaks at the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Awards ceremony at the Pentagon, Aug. 25, 2017. The Freedom Award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the Guard or Reserve. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
Budget Uncertainty Puts DoD in ‘Difficult Situation,’ Deputy Secretary Says Story | Memorandum | Special Report

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis announces the National Defense Strategy at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kathryn E. Holm
National Defense Strategy a ‘Good Fit for Our Times,’ Mattis Says Story | Related Story | Strategy | Full Event Video | Flickr | Transcript

Deputy Defense Secretary Discusses National Defense Strategy Video | Strategy

Army Sgt. Nathan Vaitautoiu high-fives a baby while visiting with her and her parents at a hospital in San Antonio, Jan. 2, 2018, during a 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl outreach event. Army photo by Sgt. Jonathan Fernandez
DoD Seeks to Connect With America Through ‘This Is Your Military’ Initiative Story
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