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Governors and mayors across the country have called for the U.S. military to provide medical resources such as beds and ventilators. But Defense Secretary Mark Esper says the military is not positioned to deploy enough medical resources to address the scale of the outbreak.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he will cease any major movements of U.S. forces around the globe.

New York alone could need nearly 90,000 more beds to deal with coronavirus patients, but in an interview with NPR, Defense Secretary Mark Esper cautioned the Pentagon can only offer "a few thousand beds ... at most."

Exclusive: As coronavirus spreads, U.S. military will withhold some data on infections. Defense Secretary Mark Esper outlined the plan but says he wants the military to keep providing broader data in the armed force

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Military labs have still not conducted a single coronavirus test on a civilian, more than a week after Secretary of Defense Mark Esper offered to help test civilians for the coronavirus

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Today on @MorningEdition  we put real questions to Dr. Anthony Fauci and Defense Secretary Mark Esper, both doing life-or-death jobs, under enormous pressure. We hear both walking a tightrope. Our daily goal is to bring you real information.

On Thursday’s @MorningEdition : @noeleking  questions Dr. Anthony Fauci. Also: @EsperDoD '>Defense Secretary Mark Espe @EsperDoD  on what the military can and can’t do to help @NPR 

And, as Defense Secretary Mark Esper reminded personnel, teleworking makes systems more exposed.

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has signed an order freezing the movements of all US troops overseas for 60 days due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to three defense officials.​

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has signed an order freezing the movements of all US troops overseas for 60 days due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to three defense officials.​


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Breaking News: Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he didn't see any specific evidence that Iran had planned to attack 4 American embassies, as President Trump had claimed was justification for the strike that sent the U.S. and Iran to the brink of war

....contracting procedures were not addressed to my satisfaction. Therefore, Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer’s services have been terminated by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. I thank Richard for his service & commitment. Eddie will retire peacefully with all of the.....

“The ceasefire is holding up very nicely. There are some minor skirmishes that have ended quickly. New areas being resettled with Kurds. U.S. soldiers are not in combat or ceasefire zone. We have secured the Oil.” Mark Esper, Secretary of Defense. Ending endless wars!

Today Defense Secretary Mark Esper notified me that the Department of Defense will reprogram $3.6 billion in funds appropriated for military construction projects, including at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, in order to build @realDonaldTrump  's misguided border wall.

....I thank Pat for his outstanding service and will be naming Secretary of the Army, Mark Esper, to be the new Acting Secretary of Defense. I know Mark, and have no doubt he will do a fantastic job!

Reminder. Prior to becoming Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper was a lobbyist for Raytheon, a major US defense contractor.

This exchange between @Sen Warren and defense secretary nominee Mark Esper is stunning. Warren: "If confirmed, will you commit not to work for, or get paid by any defense contractor for at least four years after your government service?" Esper: "No, senator, I will not."

BREAKING: Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed one or two Saudi nationals filmed the Pensacola attack. It is not clear why they were filming it he said.

Mark Esper was sworn in as the 27th Secretary of Defense in the Oval Office.