Défense

Thu
15
Feb

Increased Funding Will Improve Military Readiness, Senior Officers Say

By Terri Moon Cronk  (DoD News) — February 15, 2018.

While challenges face the Army, the service remains resolute in its mission to fight and win the nation’s wars, says Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville.

Sat
10
Feb

Mattis to Reaffirm Partnerships, Alliances During Trip to Europe

Washington D.C. — (DoD News) — February 10, 2018 — 

U.S. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis departs tomorrow for a trip to reaffirm key partnerships and alliances in Europe.

Fri
09
Feb

America’s History, Future Integral to Pacific, Dunford Says

By Jim Garamone  (DoD News) — February 9, 2018.

The United States has maintained a strong military presence in the Pacific and will continue to do so for the future, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’ says.

Fri
29
Dec

Lines Blurring Between Special Ops, Conventional Forces, Mattis Says

By Jim Garamone — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — December 29, 2017.

There is a blurring line that separates conventional operating forces from special operations forces and the defense secretary expects general purpose forces will eventually shoulder missions once the province of their special forces brethren.

Tue
19
Dec

On constate le renforcement de la confrontation des États-puissances

Commission de la défense nationale et des forces armées — Assemblée nationale —  Paris, le 19 décembre 2017.

Audition de l’amiral Laurent Isnard, commandant les opérations spéciales devant la Commission de la défense nationale et des forces armées.

Mon
18
Dec

Trump Announces New Whole-of-Government National Security Strategy

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By Jim Garamone — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. December 18, 2017.

President Donald J. Trump today announced a new national security strategy rooted in a whole-of-government approach that stresses the economic might of the United States. « With every decision and every action, we are now putting America first »...

 

 

Tue
26
Sep

Erosion of U.S. Military Capabilities Must Be Stopped, Chairman Tells Senators

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By Jim Garamone — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — September 26, 2017.

The erosion of American military capabilities is real and must be halted, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Wed
13
Sep

Mattis Begins Nuclear-Focused Trip

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By Cheryl Pellerin — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — September 13, 2017.

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis left this morning on a three-day nuclear-focused trip that comes during ongoing reviews of the U.S. nuclear posture and ballistic missile defense.

Fri
17
Feb

Transatlantic Unity Buttresses European Unity

Remarks by US Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis, at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany. Munich, Germany, February 17, 2017.

As guardians for our nations and as sentinels for new threats, we all see our community of nations under threat on multiple fronts as the arc of instability builds on NATO's periphery and beyond.  

Fri
27
Jan

Mattis Confers With Israeli, German, French Defense Ministers

Washington D.C. — (DoD News) — January 27, 2017.

In separate calls yesterday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke with his counterparts from Israel, Germany and France, according to readouts of the calls provided by Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis.

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