Washington, DC - On Friday, October 6, 2017, the President signed into law:

Washington, DC - Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Anita Friedt hosted an event updating the UN First Committee on the work of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV). The event included speakers from Argentina, Japan, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), a U.S. non-profit.

Yokosuka, Japan - More than 2,000 service members, civilians and families lined the streets of Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, today, rendering salutes and showing support for the families and crew of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) as they caravanned to an on-base memorial for their fallen shipmates.

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump applauds the House of Representatives for passing its pro-growth FY 2018 budget resolution today. This resolution is a key step towards Making America Great Again by supporting the Administration’s legislative agenda, as it, among other things, drives economic growth and job creation, creates a pathway to fix our rigged and burdensome tax code and establishes a framework for rebuilding our military and securing the border.

Atlantic, Ocean - A religious program specialist assigned to Naval Hospital Jacksonville from Bayamon, Puerto Rico, volunteered to embark the Mercy-class Military Sealift Command's hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) for humanitarian operations in Puerto Rico.