Tag Archives: Secretary of Defense

Women in Combat Ash Carter (1)

February is Women’s History Month. The Defense Department is taking this as an opportunity to highlight women who serve and have served.
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Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Vietnamese Minister General Phung Quang Thanh sign a joint statement after meeting at the Vietnamese Ministry of Defense in Hanoi, Vietnam. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett

It’s been 40 years since the end of the War in Vietnam. Since that time, U.S.-Vietnamese relations have been re-established and seem to only be getting better.
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Leaders converge in Brussels, Belgium, for a NATO Defense Ministerial on June 24, 2015. Photo courtesy of @USNATO

We often hear about NATO and the U.S. commitment to it, but how much do you actually know about the organization?
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter leaves a wreath at the Berlin Holocaust Memorial during a trip to Germany. DoD photo by Kevin O'Brien

There are many worldwide tributes to the victims of the Holocaust, but one of the most unique is in the heart of Berlin, where Hitler’s Nazi regime once reigned.
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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, middle, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry prepare for high level talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani in New York City, April 27, 2015. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett

Passing TPA, would give the president the opportunity to complete the Trans Pacific Partnership.
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