Acting Secretary of Defense, June 24, 2019. Advancing America’s competitive edge.
#ICYMI : Honored to suppor @POTUS at th @NATO Leaders Meeting! Productive discussions with Allies, as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of this great alliance. Together i #NATO , we form the world’s most powerful military alliance #WeAreNATO
We are in the UK! This year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of @NATO & the vitality and importance of the Alliance. Proud to be here to support @POTUS at the @NATO Leaders Meeting. #WeAreNATO #NATOmeeting
Thirty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell and a country divided was reunited in a magnificent triumph of Freedom and Democracy. We are reminded of all we have achieved with Germany to secure peace and prosperity as allies and partners.
Happy 244th Birthday@USMC! Fearless and ferocious, Marines faithfully and courageously defend our Freedoms, in every clime and place. I salute all who served in this elite fighting force, carrying out the proud legacy with courage and distinction, Semper Fidelis.
Great meeting with Japan’s Minister of Defense Tarō Kōno today. I look forward to strengthening the decades-old security cooperation between our nations and advancing our shared interests in the #IndoPacific and around the globe.