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Secretary Travels to Alaska, Indo-PacificDefense Secretary James N. Mattis will visit Fort Greely and Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, before heading to China, South Korea and Japan to meet with senior officials during his seventh trip to the Indo-Pacific region, a Defense Department advisory said.Story | Flickr Album | Special Report
Medal of Honor Recipient’s ‘Heroism Was Remarkable’ Family members joined officials for a roundtable at the Pentagon to discuss the heroic actions displayed by Army 1st Lt. Garlin M. Conner during a World War II battle for which Conner will receive the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House.Video | Biography
Mattis, Jordanian King Reaffirm Security PartnershipDefense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked King Abdullah II of Jordan for his unwavering support for a strong bilateral partnership and commitment to regional security and stability during a meeting in Washington.Story | Special Report
DoD Suspends Select Exercises on Korean PeninsulaDefense Secretary James N. Mattis has indefinitely suspended Ulchi Freedom Guardian and other select military exercises on the Korean Peninsula to support implementing the Singapore Summit results, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.Story | Special Report
U.S. Remains Engaged in Indo-Pacific Region, Officials SayThe United States remains deeply committed to the Indo-Pacific with more forward-deployed service members in the region than anywhere else in the world, U.S. officials said at the Center for a New American Security conference in Washington.Story | Full Event | Special Report
U.S. Must Act Now to Maintain Military Technological Advantage, Selva SaysThe U.S. must work to maintain its technological superiority over China and Russia as those countries do their best to offset American capabilities in the Western Pacific and Europe, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva said.Story | Full Event | Flickr Album | Special Report
Sailor Overcomes Combat Injuries, Brings Home 8 Gold Medals From Warrior GamesDespite suffering serious injuries from an attack by a member of the Afghan security forces in 2014, Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Reina Hockenberry was determined to avoid a medical retirement and stay on active duty.Story | Transcript | Special Report
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