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Commencement Address by Secretary Mattis at U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Commencement Address by Secretary Mattis at U.S. Merchant Marine Academy > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Transcript View Press Operations Secretary of Defense James N. MattisJune 16, 2018 PRINT | E-MAIL     SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  Thank you, ladies and gentlemen.  Thanks very much.       (APPLAUSE)     Well, if you clap like that when [...]

Commencement Address by Secretary Mattis at U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 2018-06-16T14:10:15+00:00

Remarks By Secretary Mattis at the U.S. Naval War College Commencement, Newport, Rhode Island

Press Operations Secretary of Defense James N. MattisJune 15, 2018 PRINT | E-MAIL SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  Thank you, Admiral Harley, distinguished guests, those of you who took time to attend today.  You're most welcome here.  A very significant day, I would say, for our forces and for those of our allies and our partners, [...]

Remarks By Secretary Mattis at the U.S. Naval War College Commencement, Newport, Rhode Island 2018-06-16T14:10:17+00:00

Department Of Defense Press Briefing by Colonel Jackson via Teleconference

STAFF:  Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.  Thank you for joining us today.Today, we have Colonel Scott A. Jackson.  He is the commander of the 1st SFAB.  And the 1st SFAB provides the Resolute Support commander with approximately 800 conventional warfare experts to train, advise, assist, accompany and enable the Afghan National Security Forces from the [...]

Department Of Defense Press Briefing by Colonel Jackson via Teleconference 2018-06-14T14:09:15+00:00

Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  You want to come in or -- all right.  So every time I saw I'm going to get on and see the press, things happen.  I'll just leave it that, OK?  Do you want to go on the record initially or off the record the whole time?  What's your [...]

Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis 2018-06-13T13:35:26+00:00

Remarks by Secretary Mattis and Secretary-General Stoltenberg to the Defeat ISIS Coalition, Brussels, Belgium

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS: Well, thank you, excellencies, fellow ministers, Secretary-General. Thank you for having us here in the -- the new NATO headquarters. And I would just say that we look forward to your remarks in just a moment.Since our last meeting in November, all territory held by ISIS in Iraq has [...]

Remarks by Secretary Mattis and Secretary-General Stoltenberg to the Defeat ISIS Coalition, Brussels, Belgium 2018-06-13T13:42:21+00:00

Press Conference by Secretary Mattis at the NATO Defense Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  As you know, we have just concluded our NATO Defense Ministerial, where I'm very confident that we have delivered progress on key alliance deliverables for our Heads of State Summit that goes next month here in Brussels.This outcome will ensure the alliance is fit to fight, I believe.  The [...]

Press Conference by Secretary Mattis at the NATO Defense Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium 2018-06-13T13:42:48+00:00

Media Availability with Secretary Mattis en route to Brussels, Belgium

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  So, we'll talk for a few minutes on the record, okay?  And then we'll do some questions on the record.  I'll talk for a few minutes, do some questions on the record, then we'll go to off-the-record.  Does that sound okay?Okay.First of all, thank you.  I'm sure you were [...]

Media Availability with Secretary Mattis en route to Brussels, Belgium 2018-06-13T13:42:47+00:00

Department of Defense Hawaii National Guard Press Briefing via Teleconference from Hawaii Army National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility #2, Hilo, Hawaii

MASTER SERGEANT MICHAEL HOUK: Good afternoon, everyone.  We're pleased you could make it today.  I'm Master Sergeant Michael Houk with National Guard Bureau of Public Affairs.  The states and territories provide Army and Air Force with trained and ready soldiers and airmen.We're kicking off DOD's Showcasing Lethality Series by showing how enlisted personnel of the [...]

Department of Defense Hawaii National Guard Press Briefing via Teleconference from Hawaii Army National Guard Army Aviation Support Facility #2, Hilo, Hawaii 2018-06-13T13:42:45+00:00

Department Of Defense Press Briefing by Colonel Veale via Teleconference from Baghdad, Iraq

MAJOR ADRIAN RANKINE-GALLOWAY:  Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.  Today, we are joined from Baghdad, Iraq by U.S. Army Colonel Thomas Veale.  Colonel Veale serves as the director of public affairs for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, which is the military coalition headquarters directing combat operations against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and providing military [...]

Department Of Defense Press Briefing by Colonel Veale via Teleconference from Baghdad, Iraq 2018-06-13T13:42:44+00:00

Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis En Route to Washington, D.C.

Press Operations Secretary of Defense James N. MattisJune 3, 2018 PRINT | E-MAIL SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  Hello, everybody.  Come on in.  All right, here we go.   (CROSSTALK)   Yes, you've got to watch it.  It'll be a little damp in here, which it does rain in this area.  I'm not kidding you.  Not [...]

Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis En Route to Washington, D.C. 2018-06-13T13:42:40+00:00