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Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan At An Enhanced Honor Cordon In Honor Of Portuguese Minister of National Defense João Cravinho

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan; Portuguese Minister of National Defense João Cravinho ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  Mr. Minister, welcome to the Pentagon.  Always good to see you and be able to spend some time together and talk about very meaningful issues at a very important time in the world.  We didn't [...]

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan At An Enhanced Honor Cordon In Honor Of Portuguese Minister of National Defense João Cravinho2019-06-15T14:07:30-06:00

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan In A Media Availability

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  Sorry -- sorry I was late.  I was -- I was on the phone.  It's been a -- been a 20 -- busy 24 hours, as you can imagine.  And I just have to say, Secretary Pompeo and Ambassador Bolton have been [...]

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan In A Media Availability2019-06-15T14:07:31-06:00

Remarks by Acting Secretary Shanahan and Polish Minister of National Defence Błaszczak at a Bilateral Meeting at the Pentagon

Acting Secretary Shanahan and Polish Minister of National Defence Blaszczak ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK M. SHANAHAN:  Mr. Minister, it's wonderful to be with you again, certainly to host you here in the Pentagon, where we'll conduct a lot of important business today.  But as you and I just discussed, a lot of the important [...]

Remarks by Acting Secretary Shanahan and Polish Minister of National Defence Błaszczak at a Bilateral Meeting at the Pentagon2019-06-13T14:08:04-06:00

Department of Defense Off-Camera Press Briefing on Turkey's Participation in the F-35 Program

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen M. Lord and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European and NATO Policy Andrew Winternitz STAFF:  OK, so good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  Thank you for joining us.  Today, Under Secretary of Defense Ellen Lord and Mr. Andy Winternitz, deputy assistant secretary of defense for [...]

Department of Defense Off-Camera Press Briefing on Turkey's Participation in the F-35 Program2019-06-08T14:08:35-06:00

Acting Secretary Shanahan En Route Press Gaggle – Singapore to ROK

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  All right.  I've been doing some homework this morning in preparations.  This is like the out-brief, OK.  So you may want to have this on the record or off the record, but it's more just a little bit about the trip.  So [...]

Acting Secretary Shanahan En Route Press Gaggle – Singapore to ROK2019-06-03T14:07:52-06:00

Acting Secretary Shanahan’s Remarks at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2019

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan Thank you, Dr. Chipman and the IISS team for organizing this conference. I especially want to thank Dr. Ng and our gracious host, Singapore. It’s good to be back: I visited Singapore many times while working in private industry, and I’m honored to join you today as Acting [...]

Acting Secretary Shanahan’s Remarks at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 20192019-06-11T14:07:54-06:00

En Route Press Gaggle by Acting Secretary Shanahan

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  Welcome, I hope everybody is having a good trip so far.  Some of you that have been on these trips -- remember last time we said, "What are some of the things we can do to make them better and improve?"  I [...]

En Route Press Gaggle by Acting Secretary Shanahan2019-05-29T14:08:33-06:00

Department of Defense Briefing on Iran

Katie Wheelbarger, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, Director of the Joint Staff [Eds. note:  The correct terminology for IRGC is Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps not Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE KATIE WHEELBARGER:  This on?  Can you hear me?  I have not done [...]

Department of Defense Briefing on Iran2019-05-25T14:09:01-06:00

Remarks by Acting Secretary Shanahan in a Media Availability Prior to an Honor Cordon Ceremony Welcoming the Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN: Hi, everybody. How are you? How are you all doing? Q: So are you sending troops to Middle East? SEC. SHANAHAN: Let me -- yeah, let me talk about that. I -- I got up this morning and read that we were [...]

Remarks by Acting Secretary Shanahan in a Media Availability Prior to an Honor Cordon Ceremony Welcoming the Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh2019-05-24T14:08:39-06:00

Remarks by Acting Secretary Shanahan at an Enhanced Honor Cordon in Honor of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  OK.  How is everybody?  OK?  All set?  Good.  Jeff, you all good? (UNKNOWN):  (off mic) SEC. SHANAHAN:  Good.  OK.  These are our best friends.  Yeah, so. (Laughter.) We -- there's lots going on in the world, so it's always a good chance [...]

Remarks by Acting Secretary Shanahan at an Enhanced Honor Cordon in Honor of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham2019-05-24T14:08:41-06:00