Read More....... DOD Background Briefing on International Military Student Review
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DOD Background Briefing on International Military Student Review

The Defense Department conducted a review of and updated policies around the handling of foreign military students.

Read More....... Media Roundtable Background Briefing on DHS Request for DOD Assistance in Blocking Drug-Smuggling Corridors Along the Southern US Border
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Media Roundtable Background Briefing on DHS Request for DOD Assistance in Blocking Drug-Smuggling Corridors Along the Southern US Border

Senior Defense Department officials discuss border security with members of the media.

Read More....... Department of Defense Off-Camera Press Briefing by Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Hoffman and Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Farah
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Department of Defense Off-Camera Press Briefing by Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Hoffman and Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Farah

Department of Defense Off-Camera Press Briefing by Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Hoffman and Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Farah following the January 8th missile attack on…

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Department Of Defense Off-Camera Press Briefing By Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Hoffman

Jonathan Rath Hoffman, assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, briefed the press off-camera on issues ranging from progress in setting up the U.S. Space Force to Defense…

Read More....... Secretary Esper and Minister Kono Press Conference
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Secretary Esper and Minister Kono Press Conference

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono met at the Pentagon to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Japan.

Read More....... Press Brief by Secretary Esper and General Milley
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Press Brief by Secretary Esper and General Milley

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, briefed reporters at the Pentagon.

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Press Briefing by Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper discussed Iran in a press conference at the Pentagon.

Read More....... Press Gaggle With Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley
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Press Gaggle With Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to reporters at the Pentagon.

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Press Gaggle by Secretary Esper and Chairman Milley

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, briefed reporters at the Pentagon.

Read More....... Space Force Briefing
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Space Force Briefing

The President signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act and with it, directed the establishment of the U.S. Space Force as the sixth branch of the armed forces.

Read More....... Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Esper and General Milley in the Pentagon Briefing Room
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Department of Defense Press Briefing by Secretary Esper and General Milley in the Pentagon Briefing Room

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to the media about the F.Y. ’20 National Defense…

Read More....... Statement to the Media by Garry Reid, Director for Intelligence (Counterintelligence, Law Enforcement, and Security) on the Vetting and Security Review
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Statement to the Media by Garry Reid, Director for Intelligence (Counterintelligence, Law Enforcement, and Security) on the Vetting and Security Review

A senior defense official spoke to the media about new foreign military student vetting procedures.

Read More....... Secretary Esper Holds an In-Flight Media Availability
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Secretary Esper Holds an In-Flight Media Availability

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper spoke to members of the media about the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge.

Read More....... Battle of the Bulge 75th Anniversary – Luxembourg
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Battle of the Bulge 75th Anniversary – Luxembourg

Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper delivered remarks to pay tribute to the 75th anniversary of the “Battle of the Bulge.”

Read More....... Battle of the Bulge 75th Anniversary – Bastogne
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Battle of the Bulge 75th Anniversary – Bastogne

Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper delivered remarks to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of what British Prime Minister Winston Churchill characterized as “undoubtedly the greatest American battle of the war.”

Read More....... Secretary Esper Press Gaggle En Route to 75th Anniversary Commemoration of Battle of the Bulge
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Secretary Esper Press Gaggle En Route to 75th Anniversary Commemoration of Battle of the Bulge

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper spoke with reporters en route to Belgium and Luxembourg for the 75th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of the Bulge.

Read More....... On-the-Record Statement by Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper, Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency, to the Media
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On-the-Record Statement by Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper, Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency, to the Media

Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper, Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency, spoke to the media about foreign military training and education programs.

Read More....... Department of Defense Press Briefing by Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Jonathan Hoffman and Rear Admiral William Byrne
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Department of Defense Press Briefing by Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Jonathan Hoffman and Rear Admiral William Byrne

Jonathan Rath Hoffman, assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, and Navy Rear Adm. William D. Byrne Jr., Joint Staff vice director, briefed reporters at the Pentagon.

Read More....... Remarks by Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper at the House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Syria and Middle East Policy
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Remarks by Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper at the House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Syria and Middle East Policy

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper delivered remarks at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Syria and Middle East policy.

Read More....... Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment Ellen Lord Press Briefing on Defense Acquisition
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Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment Ellen Lord Press Briefing on Defense Acquisition

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen M. Lord held a Defense Department acquisition update at the Pentagon.

Read More....... Reagan National Defense Forum Keynote Remarks
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Reagan National Defense Forum Keynote Remarks

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper delivered keynote remarks at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California.