Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan Prior to an Enhanced Honor Cordon Ceremony Welcoming Japan's Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya to the Pentagon

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan (JOINED IN PROGRESS) ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  What's that? Q:  Can you -- can you now confirm, now that it's been longer, that it was components of an anti-tank weapon that was tested by North Korea? SEC. SHANAHAN:  I'm just saying what Barbara was reporting this [...]

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan Prior to an Enhanced Honor Cordon Ceremony Welcoming Japan's Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya to the Pentagon2019-04-19T14:09:47-06:00

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan At An Enhanced Honor Cordon And Meeting Welcoming Japanese Minister Of Defense Iwaya To The Pentagon

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan; Japanese Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  Is everybody set there?  Oh, very good. So, Minister Iwaya, it's so good to have you back in the Pentagon.  It feels like just yesterday you were here. (Laughter.) Even though we've only worked together a [...]

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan At An Enhanced Honor Cordon And Meeting Welcoming Japanese Minister Of Defense Iwaya To The Pentagon2019-04-19T14:09:48-06:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting with Japanese Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acting Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Charles E. Summers provided the following readout: The U.S. – Japan Security Consultative Committee, with the participation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, Minister for Foreign Affairs Taro Kono, and Minister of Defense Iwaya convened today at [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting with Japanese Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya2019-04-19T14:10:14-06:00

Department of Defense Off-Camera Press Briefing by Acting Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Charles E. Summers Jr.

Acting Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Charles E. Summers Jr. ACTING ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CHARLES SUMMERS: Good morning -- or afternoon, I should say. Okay, before we get started, just have a couple things to put out. I want to thank you for joining us right before the holiday weekend.  I [...]

Department of Defense Off-Camera Press Briefing by Acting Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Charles E. Summers Jr.2019-04-19T14:09:51-06:00

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan At An Enhanced Honor Cordon And Meeting Welcoming Albanian Minister Of Defence Xhaçka To The Pentagon

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan; Albanian Minister of Defence Olta Xhaçka (JOINED IN PROGRESS) ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  the strongest press is in the Pentagon.  That's good, right? (Laughter.) Q:  One more question about North Korea. SEC. SHANAHAN:  Yeah.  After maybe a couple opening remarks and we'll -- Q:  Sure. SEC. [...]

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan At An Enhanced Honor Cordon And Meeting Welcoming Albanian Minister Of Defence Xhaçka To The Pentagon2019-04-19T14:09:50-06:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting with Albanian Minister of Defense Olta Xhaçka 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acting Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Charles E. Summers, Jr., provided the following readout:  Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with Albanian Minister of Defense Olta Xhaçka today at the Pentagon to reaffirm the important defense relationship between the United States and Albania. The leaders discussed a broad range of defense issues, including [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting with Albanian Minister of Defense Olta Xhaçka 2019-04-19T14:10:15-06:00

Media Availability by Acting Secretary Shanahan Prior to an Honor Cordon Welcoming Albania’s Minister of Defense Olta Xhaçka to the Pentagon

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  Courtney said today's the day that I should come out and talk. (UNKNOWN):  (inaudible) Because it's a nice day. SEC. SHANAHAN:  Right?  Yeah, yeah.  That's right. (CROSSTALK) Q:  Can you help us a little bit on the North Korea test?  Has the [...]

Media Availability by Acting Secretary Shanahan Prior to an Honor Cordon Welcoming Albania’s Minister of Defense Olta Xhaçka to the Pentagon2019-04-19T14:09:49-06:00

NAVY TriStar Air, LLC,* Newport News, Virginia, is awarded a $121,425,707 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task order contract for aerial refueling services in support of the Department of the Navy, other Department of Defense agencies, and Foreign Military Sales customers. Work will be performed in Riverside, California (50 percent); Brunswick, Georgia (40 percent); and various locations outside the [...]

2019-04-19T14:09:57-06:00

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi v. United States 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions is announcing the Second Dubay Hearing in the case of Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi v. United States at Joint Base Andrews, Tuesday, May 7. Media desiring to view this hearing from Joint Base Andrews should send their requests via email to osd.pentagon.pa.mbx.gtmo-press@mail.mil. [...]

Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi v. United States 2019-04-18T14:07:56-06:00

ARMY General Dynamics - Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Garland, Texas, was awarded a $125,000,000 modification (P00001) to domestic and Foreign Military Sales (Iraq, Bahrain and Singapore) contract W52P1J-19-F-0062 for MK80 series general purpose and BLU-109 tritonal bomb components.  Work locations and funding will be performed with each order, with an estimated completion date of Oct. [...]

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