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Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper embarks Friday, Aug 2 to visit Hawaii, Sydney, Auckland, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, and Seoul.

In Sydney, Secretary Esper will attend the Australia – United States Ministerial Meeting (AUSMIN) where he will join U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in meeting with their Australian counterparts.

Throughout his trip, Secretary Esper will meet with key leaders to reaffirm defense relationships and conduct bilateral and multilateral meetings with senior officials.