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Acting Secretary Shanahan Hosts Enhanced Honor Cordon and Meeting Welcoming Belgian Minister of Defense Didier Reynders to the Pentagon

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  Well, welcome.  Long time no see.  (Laughter.)I think officially this is the first visit in five years, but I think this is our third visit in one week.  So I think we're off to a very good start.  And I just wanted [...]

Acting Secretary Shanahan Hosts Enhanced Honor Cordon and Meeting Welcoming Belgian Minister of Defense Didier Reynders to the Pentagon2019-02-22T13:09:04+00:00

En Route Press Gaggle By Acting Secretary Shanahan

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN: Ready?STAFF: Yes.SEC. SHANAHAN: OK, so maybe -- so how about if I do a little topper?STAFF: Yes, OK.SEC. SHANAHAN: And I think what I was going to do on the topper is just maybe do a tad bit of reflection but if [...]

En Route Press Gaggle By Acting Secretary Shanahan2019-02-17T13:08:21+00:00

News Conference by Acting Secretary Shanahan at the NATO Defense Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  Okay.  All right.  Good afternoon, everyone.I know Secretary General Stoltenberg just briefed prior to me, and I thought I'd just take a moment and recognize him.You know, two years ago, who would have ever thought we'd be here announcing $100 billion more [...]

News Conference by Acting Secretary Shanahan at the NATO Defense Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium2019-02-15T13:07:52+00:00

News Conference by Acting Secretary Shanahan at the NATO Defense Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN: Okay. All right. Good afternoon, everyone.I know Secretary General Stoltenberg just briefed prior to me, and I thought I'd just take a moment and recognize him.You know, two years ago, who would have ever thought we'd be here announcing $100 billion more [...]

News Conference by Acting Secretary Shanahan at the NATO Defense Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium2019-02-14T13:08:29+00:00

Remarks by Acting Secretary Shanahan with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg at the NATO Defense Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan; NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg SECRETARY GENERAL JENS STOLTENBERG:  Good to be here.  Good to be here.Patrick, it's great to see you here at the NATO headquarters, following your hospitality when I met you in Washington just a couple weeks ago.And it's great to have you here because [...]

Remarks by Acting Secretary Shanahan with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg at the NATO Defense Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium2019-02-13T13:08:53+00:00

Media Availability with Acting Secretary Shanahan While En Route to Brussels

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan SEC. SHANAHAN:  Good, so it's good to be back together, it's been kind of a whirlwind the last couple of days.  And we're pretty - at least I am energized for the NATO part of this, right?  This was kind of the - the warm-up, but maybe just a [...]

Media Availability with Acting Secretary Shanahan While En Route to Brussels2019-02-13T13:08:54+00:00

Media Availability with Acting Secretary Shanahan While En Route to Afghanistan

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan SEC. SHANAHAN:  OK.  We will -- we'll use out -- outdoor voice.  So, before Joe gives all the ground rules, which are -- everybody already knows, just a big -- big welcome.  We're really excited that you could come along on this trip, and I mean that with [...]

Media Availability with Acting Secretary Shanahan While En Route to Afghanistan2019-02-12T13:08:23+00:00

Off-Camera Press Briefing in the Pentagon Briefing Room

Acting Secretary Of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  So, I think this is technically my first month in this acting role.  I think we're going to do this on the record, right?  Isn't that what we want to do?STAFF:  Correct.MR. SHANAHAN: First of all, I think, Barbara, you said last [...]

Off-Camera Press Briefing in the Pentagon Briefing Room2019-01-30T13:08:43+00:00

Media Availability with Acting Secretary Shanahan before Enhanced Honor Cordon with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg

ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  We’re going to have a nice meeting with the secretary-general today. Q:  Do you expect to be discussing Afghanistan?  And what can you tell us about everything we're hearing about your planning for some changes in -- in Afghanistan?  SEC. SHANAHAN:  We're going to -- I'm going to share with the [...]

Media Availability with Acting Secretary Shanahan before Enhanced Honor Cordon with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg2019-01-29T13:08:35+00:00

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan at an Enhanced Honor Cordon and Meeting Welcoming NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg to the Pentagon

ACTING SECRETARY OF DEFENSE PATRICK SHANAHAN:  OK, everybody in a good spot?  Fantastic.  Well good morning.  I think we're going to have a very good dialogue this morning, Mr. Secretary.  Ambassador Hutchison, it's always great to have you here in the Pentagon.  And maybe before I make any comments, I just want to say you're [...]

Remarks By Acting Secretary Shanahan at an Enhanced Honor Cordon and Meeting Welcoming NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg to the Pentagon2019-01-29T13:08:36+00:00