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Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis En Route to Brasilia

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  OK, so we'll talk on the record for a few minutes, but first of all, thank you for coming.  I realize that you lose at least half your weekend, and perhaps more as you're getting yesterday and all of that.  I appreciate your [...]

Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis En Route to Brasilia 2018-08-13T14:08:21+00:00

Media Roundtable on Space Force with Deputy Secretary Shanahan

Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan STAFF:  So today, we have a 45-min on the record with the deputy secretary and the vice chair.  If there's any questions, let me know.  I'll take those for you.  The purpose of the round table is to discuss the Space Report.  So we can keep our focus [...]

Media Roundtable on Space Force with Deputy Secretary Shanahan 2018-08-10T14:09:13+00:00

Media Availability with General Joseph L. Votel, Commander, U.S. Central Command, in the Pentagon

Army General Joseph L. Votel, Commander, U.S. Central Command STAFF:  General -- General Joseph Votel, Commander of U.S. Central Command.GENERAL JOSEPH L. VOTEL:  OK.  Well, thanks -- thanks, Bill.  And thanks everybody.  And thanks to the Defense Press Operations team here for hosting us today.  Thanks to all of you for joining us.  I look [...]

Media Availability with General Joseph L. Votel, Commander, U.S. Central Command, in the Pentagon 2018-08-09T14:08:39+00:00

Press Gaggle at the Pentagon by Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis Q:  ... spiking in the North Atlantic?   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  Russian submarines what?   Q:  Their activity spiking in the Atlantic Ocean.   SEC. MATTIS:  We -- we watch all submarine activity, not concerned about it.   Q:  Mr. Secretary, I'd like -- hi.   [...]

Press Gaggle at the Pentagon by Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis 2018-08-08T14:08:33+00:00

Press Topper at the Pentagon Enhanced Honor Cordon by Secretary Mattis with United Kingdom Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  Now, we have the members of the press here and Secretary Williamson, members of the delegation.  Clearly as we sit here, we realize that the special relationship still thrives.  It doesn't just exist, it thrives.    In June I had the pleasure, alongside [...]

Press Topper at the Pentagon Enhanced Honor Cordon by Secretary Mattis with United Kingdom Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson 2018-08-08T14:08:34+00:00

Department of Defense Press Briefing on the Overall Process for Identifying the Remains of Fallen Service Members from the Korean War

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Director Kelly K. McKeague; Chief Scientist Dr. John E. Byrd STAFF: It's never this quiet, so I guess I better go ahead and break the silence then. Well good afternoon everybody. My name is Colonel Rob Manning, I'm the director of Press Operations here at the Department of Defense. I want [...]

Department of Defense Press Briefing on the Overall Process for Identifying the Remains of Fallen Service Members from the Korean War 2018-08-03T14:09:34+00:00

Department of Defense Press Briefing by General Gedney via Teleconference from Baghdad, Iraq

U.K. Army Maj. Gen. Felix Gedney, Deputy Commander, Strategy and Support, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve STAFF:  Today we have Major General Felix Gedney, deputy commander, strategy and support, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve in Baghdad, Iraq, for an update on operations and coalition support to stabilization efforts.Sir, the floor is yours.U.K. ARMY [...]

Department of Defense Press Briefing by General Gedney via Teleconference from Baghdad, Iraq 2018-08-01T14:08:03+00:00

Press Gaggle at the Pentagon with Secretary of Defense Mattis

Secretary Of Defense James N. Mattis SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS: So we start on the record for a little bit, and I do have to get rolling here.  I've got meetings I've got to go to, and they're outside the building, so I've got to get outside again. So Barbara, you asked a question [...]

Press Gaggle at the Pentagon with Secretary of Defense Mattis 2018-07-27T14:08:02+00:00

Media Availability by Secretary Mattis

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS:  Yes, thanks for being out here on a warm day.  Q:  Thank you.  SEC. MATTIS: Hi, Barbara- writing opinion pieces now.  (Inaudable) not saying anything...  (CROSSTALK)  SEC. MATTIS: My gosh. Yeah Jennifer, you'll talk to me. Q:  I-- I would like to talk to you.  SEC. MATTIS: Yes.  Q:  The [...]

Media Availability by Secretary Mattis 2018-07-27T14:08:05+00:00

Department Of Defense Press Briefing by French General Parisot via Teleconference from Baghdad, Iraq

French Brig. Gen. Frederic Parisot, director, Civil-Military Operations, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve STAFF:  Good morning.  We've already done our audio check.  This brief should last approximately 45 minutes.Today we have Brigadier General Frederic Parisot, director of Civil-Military Operations for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve from Baghdad, Iraq.  He'll be giving an update [...]

Department Of Defense Press Briefing by French General Parisot via Teleconference from Baghdad, Iraq 2018-07-25T14:07:58+00:00