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Dr. Mark T. Esper
27th SECDEF to the . Proud husband, father, and Gulf War veteran.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper 7h
Thank you for hosting our meeting today . The partnership of our two great nations is vital to peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper 9h
Happy to touch down in the world’s largest democracy. Thanks to Air Vice Marshal Alok Sharma & Ambassador Kenneth Juster for the warm welcome.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 25
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency will never stop looking for our missing and captured veterans. Though often unseen, their work continues daily.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 24
Our global partnerships remain one of the United States’ most important sources of strength.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 24
In the , the US is strengthening alliances and partnerships by deepening interoperability, expanding deterrent networks, and executing maritime security and awareness operations that reinforce a rules-based international order.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 23
Often untold, the stories of our service members that cross my desk never cease to inspire me. This week, I congratulated two Marines whose quick thinking and selflessness saved an Oregon man’s home from a dangerous wildfire.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 23
Another one of our amazing veterans who brought a smile to my face. Way to go, Millie.
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Submarine Group TEN Oct 22
U.S. Under Secretary of Defense (USD) for Acquisition and Sustainment, Ellen. M. Lord and Deputy USD for Policy Dr. James H. Anderson visit ( 732) at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. SSBNs provide the most survivable leg of the strategic triad.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 22
Replying to @EsperDoD
Deterrence remains the key to preventing conflict. Though our meeting today was virtual, the course we’ve set for the alliance is tangible and netting results.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 22
Ten countries now meet the NATO goal of spending 2% GDP on defense. That’s twice the number that met the goal in 2016.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 22
This morning I met with Israeli Minister of Defense Benjamin Gantz at the Pentagon where we discussed the security and stability of the Middle East, as well as the United States’ long-standing and continuing commitment to maintaining Israel’s qualitative military edge.
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Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett Oct 21
We applaud Hungary & thank Hungarian officials, including Chief of Defense General Korom, for hosting the innovative operating C-17s with 12 intn'l partners. U.S.-Hungarian training & exercises build skills & strengthen strategic interoperability.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 21
Despite COVID, service members continue to give to their fellow citizens. I remain incredibly proud of our military family.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 21
Thank you to my British counterpart and essential ally, , for another robust call on our nations’ special defense relationship.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 21
The promise of unmanned systems will be unlocked with the partnership of private industry. Pleased to speak this morning to small companies leading in autonomous technology, which will help bring Battle Force 2045 to reality.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 21
Yesterday’s $87 million, 7-year award for a new bio-industrial research institute headquartered at joins another $187 million from 31 companies, 57 colleges & universities, and 6 nonprofits. Learn more, -
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 21
Thank you for hosting me yesterday to discuss America’s allies and partnerships, .
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 20
Replying to @EsperDoD
Connected with our constellation of allies and partners, we will continue to deter conflict, preserve peace, and defend the free and open order that has served us all so well, for many more generations to come.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 20
The USA will remain the global security partner of choice, not only because of the actions I laid out today, but more importantly, because of our capabilities, our commitments, and our values.
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Dr. Mark T. Esper Oct 20
Replying to @EsperDoD
Prioritize countries or capabilities – or both – to capture or keep key markets; And, improve the predictability of international demand to inform commercial investments and increase industrial capacity.
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