Defense Secretary Ash
Carter on Friday will kick off a meeting of 10 defense
ministers of countries across Asia, and in a Thursday speech
previewing the meeting highlighted new opportunities coming from
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will use the meeting of
Southeast Asian defense ministers this week to "seek to clarify" the
Philippine position on joint exercises.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he is ending joint exercises with the US military after next week.
The US is building up its military presence in the Pacific as part of its ongoing pivot, putting its most advanced aircraft in the area and making its sea presence more lethal, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday.
President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a short-term continuing resolution that will fund the federal government through Dec. 9, 2016.
A once retired B-52H Stratofortress known as Ghost
Rider, tail number 61-007, returned to Minot AFB, N.D., Tuesday after
more than seven years at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and
Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
The White House has approved the sale of US fighter jets to Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait.
A T-6 Texan II of the 455th Flying Training Squadron makes a touch-and-go at Keesler AFB, Miss., Sept 27, 2016.
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