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Date Title Officials Location
June 23, 2015 Remarks by Secretary Carter at a Troop Talk Aboard the USS San Antonio Ashton Carter Unknown
June 23, 2015 Joint Press Conference with Secretary Carter, Lithuanian Minister of Defense Oleskas, Latvian State Secretary of Defense Sarts and Estonian Minister of Defense Mikser in Tallinn, Estonia Ashton Carter Tallinn, Estonia
June 22, 2015 Joint Press Conference with Secretary Carter, German Defense Minister Von Der Leyen, Norwegian Defense Minister Soreide, the Netherlands Defense Minister Hennis-Plasschaert in Munster, Germany Ashton Carter Berlin, Germany
June 22, 2015 Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Announces Maura Sullivan as the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Ashton Carter Unknown
June 22, 2015 Remarks at Atlantik Brücke: "U.S., Germany, & NATO Are Moving Forward Together" Ashton Carter Berlin, Germany
June 21, 2015 Media Availability with Secretary Carter En Route to Berlin, Germany Ashton Carter Berlin, Germany
June 19, 2015 Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Announces Peter Cook as Pentagon Press Secretary Ashton Carter Unknown
June 17, 2015 Statement on U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Middle East before the House Armed Services Committee Ashton Carter Washington, DC
June 9, 2015 Remarks at LGBT Pride Month Ceremony Ashton Carter Unknown
June 9, 2015 Remarks on Recieving the Distinguished Service Award from the Center for the National Interest Ashton Carter Unknown
June 5, 2015 Media Availability with Secretary Carter Enroute to Washington, D.C. Ashton Carter Unknown
June 4, 2015 Remarks by Secretary Carter at a Troop Event, Stuttgart, Germany Ashton Carter Stuttgart, Germany
June 3, 2015 Media Availability with Secretary Carter in New Delhi, India Ashton Carter New Delhi, India
June 1, 2015 Joint Press Conference by Secretary Carter and Minister of National Defense Thanh, in Hanoi, Vietnam Ashton Carter Hanoi, Vietnam
May 30, 2015 IISS Shangri-La Dialogue: "A Regional Security Architecture Where Everyone Rises" Ashton Carter Unknown
May 27, 2015 U.S. Pacific Command Change of Command Ashton Carter Unknown
May 27, 2015 Media Availability with Secretary Carter En Route to Singapore Ashton Carter Unknown
May 26, 2015 Remarks by President Obama and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg after Bilateral Meeting Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
May 25, 2015 Remarks at Memorial Day Observance Ashton Carter Arlington, VA
May 22, 2015 Memorial Day Message from Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Ashton Carter Unknown
May 22, 2015 Remarks at Honor Cordon Welcoming Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Ashton Carter Unknown
May 16, 2015 Joint Press Availability With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi John Kerry Beijing, China
May 15, 2015 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Nuclear Waste Repositories Ernest Moniz Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 DoD Announces Appointment of James Baker as Director of the Office of Net Assessment Ashton Carter Unknown
May 6, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Defense Budget Request, Opening Summary Ashton Carter Washington, DC
May 6, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Defense Budget Request Ashton Carter Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on New Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Ashton Carter Unknown
May 5, 2015 Remarks by the President at Nomination of General Joe Dunford as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, and General Paul Selva as Vice Chairman Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Blog: Congressional Republican Budget Conference Agreement Cuts Programs that Support the Middle Class, Working Families, and National Security Shaun Donovan Unknown
April 29, 2015 Department Announces New Chair of the Defense Business Board Ashton Carter Unknown
April 24, 2015 Media Availability with Secretary Carter Enroute to Washington, DC Ashton Carter Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Drell Lecture: "Rewiring the Pentagon: Charting a New Path on Innovation and Cybersecurity" (Stanford University) Ashton Carter Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Remarks by Secretary Carter on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (Georgetown University) Ashton Carter Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Blog: House Republicans Show Their Hand: Committee Spending Levels Shortchange Key Priorities Shaun Donovan Unknown
April 10, 2015 Joint Press Conference with Secretary Carter and Defense Minister Han at Seoul, South Korea Ashton Carter Seoul, KR
April 9, 2015 Remarks by Secretary Carter at a Troop Event, Osan Air Base, South Korea Ashton Carter Osan Air Base, KR
April 8, 2015 Sentinel Landscape Partnership Announced at Fort Huachuca and NAS Patuxent River-Atlantic Test Ranges Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 8, 2015 Sentinel Landscape Partnership Announced at Fort Huachuca and NAS Patuxent River-Atlantic Test Ranges Sally Jewell Washington, DC
April 8, 2015 Partnership Will Enhance Military Readiness and Strengthen Rural Economies Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Remarks by Secretary Carter on the Force of the Future to Students at Abington High School in Abington, Pennsylvania Ashton Carter Abington, PA
March 24, 2015 Remarks by President Obama and President Ghani of Afghanistan in Joint Press Conference Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Press Conference with President Ghani, Secretary Carter, Secretary Kerry and Chief Executive Abdullah at Camp David, Maryland Ashton Carter Camp David, MD
March 23, 2015 Remarks by Secretary Carter and President Ghani to Servicemembers and Veterans in the Pentagon Courtyard Ashton Carter Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Joint Press Availability With Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, and Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah John Kerry Thurmont, MD
March 23, 2015 Press Conference with President Ghani, Secretary Carter, Secretary Kerry and Chief Executive Abdullah at Camp David, Maryland John Kerry Camp David, MD
March 18, 2015 Submitted Statement -- House Armed Services Committee (Budget Request) Ashton Carter Washington, DC
March 11, 2015 Department of Defense Joint Press Conference by Secretary Carter and Secretary of Defence Fallon in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room Ashton Carter Unknown
March 11, 2015 Statement on the President's Request for Authorization to Use Military Force Against ISIL before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ashton Carter Washington, DC
March 11, 2015 Blog: Use of Force Against ISIL: Military and Diplomatic Efforts John Kerry Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Submitted Statement -- House Appropriations Committee-Defense (Budget Request) Ashton Carter Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Opening Summary -- House Appropriations Committee-Defense (Budget Request) Ashton Carter Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Zimbabwe Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
March 3, 2015 Submitted Statement -- Senate Armed Services Committee (Budget Request) Ashton Carter Unknown
March 3, 2015 Remarks by the President Before Meeting with Secretary of Defense Carter Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Message -- Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Ukraine Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Feb. 23, 2015 Remarks by Secretary Carter at a Troop Event at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait Ashton Carter Unknown
Feb. 23, 2015 Media Availability with Secretary Carter at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait Ashton Carter Unknown
Feb. 22, 2015 Media Availability with Secretary Carter at Kandahar, Afghanistan Ashton Carter Kandahar, Afghanistan
Feb. 20, 2015 Media Availability by Secretary Carter Enroute from Washington D.C. to Afghanistan Ashton Carter Unknown
Feb. 19, 2015 Secretary of Defense Speech Ashton Carter Washington, DC
Feb. 18, 2015 Wall Street Journal - Our Plan for Countering Violent Extremism John Kerry Unknown
Feb. 17, 2015 Remarks by the President After Meeting with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Feb. 17, 2015 Message from Secretary Ashton Carter to all Department of Defense Personnel Ashton Carter Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2015 Statement by the President on the Confirmation of Ash Carter as Secretary of Defense Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Feb. 11, 2015 Remarks by the President on Request to Congress for Authorization of Force Against ISIL Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to the Congress of the United States - Authorization for the Use of Force Against ISIS Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Feb. 11, 2015 Support for Authorization for Use of Military Force John Kerry Washington, DC
Feb. 8, 2015 Remarks at the Munich Security Conference Panel Discussion John Kerry Munich, Germany
Feb. 3, 2015 Remarks by the President Before Cabinet Meeting, 2/3/2015 Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Jan. 28, 2015 Remarks by the President at Farewell Tribute in Honor of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Pres. Barack Obama Fort Myer, VA
Jan. 23, 2015 Remarks at the World Economic Forum John Kerry Davos, Switzerland
Jan. 22, 2015 Remarks With U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond Before the Counter-ISIL Coalition Small Group Meeting John Kerry London, United Kingdom
Jan. 22, 2015 Joint Press Availability with UK Foreign Secretary Hammond and Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi John Kerry London, United Kingdom
Jan. 21, 2015 Remarks with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop After their Meeting John Kerry Washington, DC
Jan. 20, 2015 Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 28, 2014 Statement by the President on the End of the Combat Mission in Afghanistan Joseph Biden Unknown
Dec. 19, 2014 Remarks by the President in Year-End Press Conference Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Dec. 19, 2014 Statement By The President on H.R. 3979 Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Dec. 17, 2014 OMB Director Shaun Donovan on the Passage of H.R. 83, Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 Shaun Donovan Washington, DC
Dec. 16, 2014 Statement by the President on the Terrorist Attack on the Army Public School in Pakistan Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Dec. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Patrick Leahy, President of the Senate - Six Month Consolidated War Powers Resolution Report Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Dec. 9, 2014 Remarks by the President to Senior Leaders of the Federal Workforce Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 9, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against ISIL John Kerry Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2014 Statement by Secretary Johnson on the Nomination of Ashton Carter as Secretary of Defense Jeh Johnson Unknown
Dec. 5, 2014 Remarks by the President in Nominating Ashton Carter as Secretary of Defense Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2014 Press Availability in Brussels, Belgium John Kerry Brussels, Belgium
Dec. 3, 2014 Remarks at the Counter-ISIL Meeting John Kerry Brussels, Belgium
Dec. 3, 2014 Remarks by the President at the Business Roundtable Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2014 Presidential Determination -- National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Nov. 17, 2014 Remarks at 3rd Annual Transformational Trends Policy Forum John Kerry Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2014 Remarks by President Obama at G20 Press Conference Pres. Barack Obama Brisbane, Australia
Nov. 9, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Islamic State, Elections, Immigration, and Iran Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Nov. 7, 2014 Remarks by the President Before Cabinet Meeting Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Nov. 5, 2014 Remarks by the President in a Press Conference Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Nov. 5, 2014 Press Availability in Paris, France John Kerry Paris, France
Nov. 4, 2014 Remarks on U.S.-China Relations John Kerry Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2014 Bloomberg News "Charlie Rose Show" - Transcript: Islamic State John Kerry Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2014 Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird After Their Meeting John Kerry Ottawa, Canada
Oct. 22, 2014 Press Availability With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier John Kerry Berlin, Germany
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