News & Events

US Contribution Helps Move NATO Missile Defense Forward

The U.S. is making major strides with Allies to advance NATO’s critical missile defense capability. The European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) has made important progress over the past six years, according to Frank Rose, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance. The first Aegis ashore site in Deveselu, Romania made its technical ...
Read More»

Carter Opens All Military Occupations, Positions to Women

By Cheryl Pellerin, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, December 3, 2015 — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced today that beginning in January 2016, all military occupations and positions will be open to women, without exception. For the first time in U.S. military history, as long as they qualify and meet specific standards, the secretary said women will be ...
Read More»

November 30, 2015: Ambassador Lute’s Telephonic Press Briefing

November 30, 2015 Moderator:  Thanks very much, and greetings to everyone from the U.S. Department of State and from the U.S. European Media Hub here in Brussels.  I’d like to welcome our participants dialing in from across Europe and thanks to all of you for joining this discussion.  We’re really looking forward to taking your ...
Read More»