DoD News Releases

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Defense Department Awards $10 Million in Funding to Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Department of Defense has awarded $10 million in funding to the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), with an option of $20 million more over the upcoming five years to lead the digital future of manufacturing Feb. 21. This award is part of a new multi-year follow-on agreement with a ceiling [...]

Defense Department Awards $10 Million in Funding to Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute2019-02-22T13:09:18+00:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Acting Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Charles E. Summers Jr. provided the following readout:  Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defense Didier Reynders today at the Pentagon to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Belgium.  The leaders discussed a [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders2019-02-22T13:09:19+00:00

General Officer Assignments

IMMEDIATE RELEASE The chief of staff, Army announces the following officer assignments:  Maj. Gen. William K. Gayler, commanding general, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker, Fort Rucker, Alabama, to director, J-3 Operations/Cyber, U.S. Africa Command, Germany. Maj. Gen. David P. Glaser, provost marshal general/commanding general, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, Washington, District [...]

General Officer Assignments2019-02-20T13:08:11+00:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Singapore Minister of Defense Dr. Ng Eng Hen

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pentagon Spokesperson Eric Pahon provided the following readout:    Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with Singapore Minister for Defense Dr. Ng Eng Hen in Munich, Germany on the margins of the Munich Security Conference.  During their meeting, the two leaders reaffirmed their mutual commitment to the U.S.-Singapore defense relationship with Acting [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Singapore Minister of Defense Dr. Ng Eng Hen2019-02-19T13:08:51+00:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim al-Thani

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pentagon Spokesperson Eric Pahon provided the following readout:Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim al-Thani today at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Qatar.The leaders discussed a broad range of defense and regional issues, including Qatar’s [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim al-Thani2019-02-17T13:08:32+00:00

DOD Statement on the President's Declaration of a National Emergency on the Southern Border

IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOD statement on the president's declaration of a national emergency on the southern border: The president has declared a national emergency on the southern border. The president invoked sections 12302, 284(b)(7), and 2808 of Title 10, U.S. Code, and requires the use of the armed forces to respond to this emergency through support [...]

DOD Statement on the President's Declaration of a National Emergency on the Southern Border2019-02-16T13:07:59+00:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting with Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and Defense Minister Levan Izoria

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pentagon Spokesperson Eric Pahon provided the following readout:  Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and Defense Minister Levan Izoria today at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, to reaffirm U.S. commitment to Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and our strong defense relationship.The leaders discussed [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting with Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and Defense Minister Levan Izoria2019-02-15T13:08:08+00:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pentagon Spokesperson Eric Pahon provided the following readout:  Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen today at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Belgium, to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Germany.The leaders discussed a broad range of defense issues, [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen2019-02-15T13:08:09+00:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With French Minister of Armed Forces Florence Parly

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pentagon Spokesperson Eric Pahon provided the following readout:  Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly today at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Belgium, to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and France. The leaders discussed a broad range of defense [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With French Minister of Armed Forces Florence Parly2019-02-15T13:08:11+00:00

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pentagon Spokesperson Eric Pahon provided the following readout: Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak today at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Belgium, to strengthen the strategic partnership between the United States and Ukraine. Secretary Shanahan reaffirmed U.S. commitment to security assistance efforts to build the [...]

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak2019-02-14T13:08:42+00:00