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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper
Dr. Mark T. Esper, 27th Secretary of Defense.
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U.S. Dept of Defense Aug 9
Aug. 10, 1949, marks the official birthday of the Defense Department, which unified the military under the secretary of defense. Many thanks to all who serve under the umbrella of the DOD!
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 10
At my confirmation hearing, I committed to actively seek opportunities to reallocate resources & reinvest back into our top priorities. Today, I'm kicking off the Defense Wide Review to ensure every dollar spent furthers the National Defense Strategy.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 9
My first trip as Secretary of Defense to meet with our Indo-Pacific partners and allies is complete! No one Nation can or should dominate the Indo-Pacific. Together, alongside our extensive network of allies & partners, we will secure a that benefits all.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 9
Congratulations to GEN McConville for becoming Chief of Staff of the Army. Having worked closely with you, I know you are the right leader to continue progressing the 's 6 modernization priorities. GEN Milley, I look forward to working with you further in your future role.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 9
Leaving South Korea confident that the U.S.-ROK alliance is ironclad and that our two countries share a vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific. My thanks to President Moon, MinDef Jeong and South Korea for being gracious hosts.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 9
U.S. troops have stood alongside our South Korea allies for over 70 years. Honored to meet with some of the service members of the 25th and 36th Fighter Squadrons who continue the history.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 8
A very productive engagement w/President Moon Jae-in where we discussed current security challenges on the Korean Peninsula. The strength of the is critical to support ongoing diplomatic efforts and deter aggression.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 8
A pleasure to meet with South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha and discuss our shared interests in a .
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 8
The is ironclad & remains the linchpin of peace & security on the Korean Peninsula & in Northeast Asia. I stand shoulder to shoulder with MinDef Jeong Kyeong-doo in reaffirming our commitment to strengthen the alliance for a .
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 8
The U.S. & ROK share a bond of friendship, forged in combat. We will continue to "go together" to support a vision of a free & open Indo-Pacific & to enforce the will of the international community on U.N. Security Resolutions until North Korea denuclearizes.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 8
Replying to @EsperDoD
Looking forward to meeting with President Moon Jae-in, Minister of Defense Jeong Kyeong-doo and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha to reaffirm the strength of the U.S.-ROK alliance and our commitment to the region.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 8
Arrived in South Korea for the final stop of my first international trip as Secretary of Defense, where I was greeted at Osan Air Base by Gen. Abrams, the commander of .
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 8
An honor to meet the outstanding Marines who protect the . Semper Fi!
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 8
Farewell, Mongolia! Thank you to and Minister Enkhbold for your hospitality to me and my team. I am honored to continue guiding the Mongolia-U.S. defense relationship as we go forward.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 8
Pleased to meet with President to discuss our U.S.-Mongolia shared values and maintaining a .
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 7
Honored to participate in the Mongolian horse presentation as a guest of honor and as a symbol of friendship between our two Nations. Truly a great tradition!
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 7
Replying to @EsperDoD
In addition, thank you to the government of Mongolia for your continued contributions to coalition efforts in Afghanistan and peacekeeping operations in Africa.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 7
Today, MinDef Enkhbold and I discussed U.S.-Mongolia shared values – a commitment to democracy and human rights. We will continue to work together to strengthen our relationship and achieve our goals. We are proud to be your “third neighbor.”
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 7
Arrived in Mongolia! Eager to reaffirm U.S-Mongolia shared values, the strength of our partnership, and our role in supporting democracy and freedom worldwide.
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Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper Aug 7
The strategic visions of both Japan and the U.S. are aligned as we uphold enduring values, such as respect for sovereignty, free trade, the protection of intellectual property, and adherence to international rules and norms.
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