Patrick Shanahan

US acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan pulls out amid Iran tensions

President Trump said the army secretary, Mark Esper, will come in as acting secretary of defense.

published on : 19th June 2019

Acting US Defense chief Patrick Shanahan calls out China on tech theft, South China Sea

Acting US Defense chief Patrick Shanahan is one of several Pentagon chiefs to take aim at China during the Singapore conference.

published on : 1st June 2019

US increasing military engagements with India: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan

The COMCASA agreement is expected to help India to obtain critical defence technologies from the US and access critical communication network.

published on : 1st June 2019

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says military won't leave until border is secure

While flying to Texas, Patrick Shanahan dismissed any suggestion that active-duty forces will extend their mission for the long haul.

published on : 12th May 2019

Sexual assault increased in US military in 2018: report

Moreover, actual sexual assaults were likely to be about triple the reported number, given the estimate that just one out of three victims in the military file a complaint.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Pentagon authorizes USD 1 billion for Donald Trump's border wall

The Department of Homeland Security asked the Pentagon to build 57 miles (92 kilometers) of 18-foot (5.5-meter) fencing, build and improve roads, and install lighting to support Trump.

published on : 26th March 2019

Patrick Shanahan named as acting US Defense Secretary

The announcement comes days after James Mattis stepped down as the US Secretary of Defense on December 21.

published on : 24th December 2018