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Travels With the Secretary

Secretary Ash Carter

Ash Carter is the 25th secretary of defense. He previously served as deputy defense secretary and as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. Carter has received the Defense Department's Distinguished Service Medal four times and the Defense Intelligence Medal.

Travels With Carter 2015

Carter Visits Middle East

July 2015


Carter Visits Idaho, North Carolina

July 2015

Idaho, North Carolina

America's Commitment to European Security

June 2015

Germany, Estonia, Belgium

Silicon Valley

April 2015


Asia-Pacific Rebalance

April 2015

South Korea, Japan, Hawaii

Force of the Future

March 2015

Pennsylvania, New York

First Overseas Trip as Secretary

February 2015

Afghanistan, Kuwait

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