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Analysis of 200 tweets by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, from 20 Sep 2022 to 30 Nov 2022.

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III

verified twitter profile @SecDef

28th United States Secretary of Defense

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I spoke today with 🇵🇱 Polish Deputy Prime Minister @mblaszczak on efforts to protect NATO’s Eastern Flank. #WeAreNATO https://t.co/1cyPWgJBk1
30 Nov, 2022 - 03:15 AM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Enjoyed my introductory call with the recently appointed Romanian Defense Minister Tîlvăr @AngelTilvar to discuss our robust bilateral defense relationship, NATO commitments, and solidarity with and support for Ukraine in the face of continued Russian aggression.
30 Nov, 2022 - 01:00 AM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Today I met with Colombian @mindefensa Minister Iván Velásquez to reaffirm the strong partnership between the United States and Colombia. We discussed security cooperation, counternarcotics, peace process implementation, and our shared respect for democracy and human rights.
29 Nov, 2022 - 11:03 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
The newly released 2022 China Military Power Report shows the importance of meeting the Department’s pacing challenge. We’re laser-focused across the Department on making sure we have the operational concepts, capabilities, and resources we need. https://t.co/ddsh61MnWl
29 Nov, 2022 - 05:15 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I spoke today with German Federal Minister of Defence Christine Lambrecht @BMVg_Bundeswehr on our strong partnership in providing security assistance to Ukraine and ensuring that NATO deterrence remains strong. #WeAreNATO
25 Nov, 2022 - 07:09 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I was honored to talk to some of our outstanding troops to wish them a Happy Thanksgiving. Being away from family and friends during the holidays can be tough, but I am immensely grateful for all our men and women who serve around the globe to defend our country.
23 Nov, 2022 - 11:11 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
On the long flight home, I'll reflect on all the productive discussions I had with my counterparts on our commitments to regional peace & security. Our network of alliances and partnerships -including with ASEAN- is an unparalleled strategic asset that we do not take for granted.
23 Nov, 2022 - 02:25 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I had the pleasure to continue a long tradition of U.S. participation at the ADMM Plus. We are deeply committed to working shoulder-to-shoulder with ASEAN to maintain stability and build a #FreeandOpenIndoPacific.
23 Nov, 2022 - 09:20 AM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I completed a productive multilateral meeting w/ my ASEAN counterparts. The U.S. is elevating its engagement w/ ASEAN at all levels, as reflected in @POTUS’s announcement last week. We firmly commit to support for ASEAN centrality which is the heart of the Indo-Pacific strategy.
22 Nov, 2022 - 06:38 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I met with Cambodian Minister of Defense Tea Banh on the sidelines of ADMM-Plus. I welcomed Cambodia’s principled stance regarding Russian aggression in Ukraine and emphasized the importance of taking steps to protect Cambodian sovereignty.
22 Nov, 2022 - 03:38 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
It was great seeing Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang to discuss the US-Vietnam partnership. We’re strengthening efforts to address legacy of war issues and building new areas of cooperation.
22 Nov, 2022 - 02:33 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Great seeing @dndphl Senior Undersecretary Jose Faustino, Jr. at the ADMM-Plus. We reaffirmed that our commitment to the alliance and to regional security is ironclad.
22 Nov, 2022 - 01:19 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Great meeting with my friend @rajnathsingh at the ADMM-Plus today. We’re continuing to make strides in enhancing our defense cooperation as we advance our shared vision for a #FreeandOpenIndoPacific
22 Nov, 2022 - 12:40 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
This morning, I met with PRC Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe while attending the ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting. We discussed U.S.-PRC defense relations, as well as regional and global security issues. https://t.co/DwBsdkZE5s
22 Nov, 2022 - 05:16 AM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Wheels down in Cambodia. I look forward to attending the 9th ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting-Plus and having bilateral engagements with Defense Ministers of 🇰🇭Cambodia, 🇻🇳Vietnam, 🇮🇳India, and the 🇵🇭Philippines.
21 Nov, 2022 - 02:39 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Before leaving 🇮🇩 Indonesian, I met National Armed Forces Commander, Andika Perkasa. With over 200 joint military engagements each year, our bilateral training has never been stronger. Exercise Super Garuda Shield expanded to include over 4,000 combined forces from 14 countries.
21 Nov, 2022 - 12:15 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
It was great to see 🇮🇩 Defense Minister @prabowo again to discuss our bilateral defense partnership. We committed to further enhancing defense cooperation and interoperability between our two militaries. We also reaffirmed our unwavering support for a #FreeandOpenIndoPacific.
21 Nov, 2022 - 09:03 AM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Wheels down in 🇮🇩 Indonesia where I’ll meet with Defense Minister @prabowo and other senior leaders to discuss a range of security initiatives & advance our shared vision of a #FreeandOpenIndoPacific
20 Nov, 2022 - 02:26 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Today, I met with 🇨🇦 Minister @AnitaAnandMP. We affirmed our longstanding defense relationship & the importance of NORAD modernization. We also agreed to continue working closely in support of 🇺🇦 Ukraine & sustained investments in modern, capable & ready forces.
19 Nov, 2022 - 06:50 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Wheels down in Canada. I look forward to speaking at a security forum dedicated to strengthening strategic cooperation among democracies and meeting with 🇨🇦 Minister @AnitaAnandMP to discuss our shared commitment to defense security.
18 Nov, 2022 - 11:37 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Wheels up at @Andrews_JBA en route to Canada 🇨🇦 where I’ll deliver keynote remarks at the 2022 Halifax International Security Forum and meet with my Canadian counterpart, @AnitaAnandMP.
18 Nov, 2022 - 06:26 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
It was a pleasure to present Senator @JimInhofe with the DoD Distinguished Public Service Award for his years of service to our Nation. Senator, from your time in the @USArmy to your service on the @SASCGOP, your commitment to the men and women in uniform will not be forgotten.
16 Nov, 2022 - 11:30 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I spoke today with Polish Deputy Prime Minister @mblaszczak on today’s reported missile strike in Poland and assured him of U.S. resolve to defend Poland and NATO. #WeAreNATO
16 Nov, 2022 - 02:22 AM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Today, we remember the service and sacrifice of our Veterans. We will never forget those who answered the call to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. My sincere thanks to you and to your families.
12 Nov, 2022 - 01:23 AM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
As we continue to recognize #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth, I'm thinking of Mitchell Red Cloud Jr. who served in both the Army and the Marines before making the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. Read more about his life and accomplishments. https://t.co/ewTd0lScDb
11 Nov, 2022 - 01:10 AM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Today we announced additional Ukraine 🇺🇦 security assistance worth up to $400M w/ a mix of critical battlefield capabilities to help Ukraine defend their homeland. Alongside our int’l Allies & partners, we stand united in our unwavering support of Ukraine’s self-defense.
10 Nov, 2022 - 08:08 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I spoke with Italian Minister of Defense @GuidoCrosetto today to congratulate him on his new role. We agreed to sustain our close bilateral defense relationship, cooperation in NATO, and support for Ukraine. #WeAreNATO
07 Nov, 2022 - 10:34 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I spoke with Spanish Minister of Defense Margarita Robles @Defensagob to affirm our strong bilateral defense relationship and coordinate pressing security assistance for Ukraine. I thanked Minister Robles for Spain’s exemplary humanitarian and security support to Ukraine.
05 Nov, 2022 - 02:35 AM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
Yesterday was an important day as I welcomed 🇰🇷 ROK Minister of Defense Lee Jong-Sup for the 54th Security Consultative Meeting. For 70+ years, the US-ROK alliance has been an anchor of peace & security in the region that helps ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific.
04 Nov, 2022 - 08:32 PM UTC
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III
@SecDef
I was honored to speak w/ USAF Airmen along with my 🇰🇷 ROK counterpart & see two @usairforce bomber aircraft, B-1 Lancer & B-52 Stratofortress at @Andrews_JBA. Our military airpower assets are a vital component of extended deterrence & our commitment towards a #FreeAndOpenPacific
03 Nov, 2022 - 11:19 PM UTC

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Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: As @POTUS announced at the U.S.-ASEAN and East Asia Summits, we plan to fund new education and networking opportunities for emerging civilian defense leaders: increased English language training, pro military education & new institutional capacity building engagements.
21 Nov, 2022 - 06:04 AM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Our own defense leaders have also benefited from Indonesia’s outstanding institutions. More than 100 American military officers have been educated here, and we continue to invest in the future.
21 Nov, 2022 - 06:02 AM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: During our meeting today, Minister Prabowo and I discussed ways to deepen our partnership, including through expanding interoperability and increasing investments in defense education. Now, for more than a decade, our forces have exercised alongside each other.
21 Nov, 2022 - 05:57 AM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Free people will always refuse to replace an open order of rules and rights with one dictated by force & fear & that’s why Ukraine matters. Because rules matter, sovereignty matters & freedom matters.
19 Nov, 2022 - 05:00 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Beijing, like Moscow, seeks a🌎 where might makes right, disputes are resolved by force, & autocrats can stamp out the flame of freedom. As @POTUS said after meeting w/ President Xi, “There need not be a new Cold War.” But we remain clear-eyed about the China challenge.
19 Nov, 2022 - 04:56 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Free government, free minds, and free peoples will always be stronger than autocrats who believe that their grip on power is all that matters.
19 Nov, 2022 - 04:50 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Make no mistake: we will not be dragged into Putin’s war of choice. But we will stand by Ukraine as it fights to defend itself. We will defend every inch of NATO territory. And we will continue to strengthen NATO’s collective defense and deterrence.
19 Nov, 2022 - 04:49 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Countries around the 🌎 have rallied behind some clear 1st principles. Countries don’t get to invade their peaceful neighbors. Autocrats don’t get to redraw borders by force & the imperial ambitions of bullies don’t outweigh the sovereign rights of UN member states.
19 Nov, 2022 - 04:48 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: We won’t just accept Putin’s imperial aggression and erosion of international norms as some kind of “new normal.” Instead, we will continue to stand up for Ukraine’s inalienable right to defend itself.
16 Nov, 2022 - 09:25 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Ukraine’s commanders have shown tremendous leadership and tenacity. And they updated the Contact Group this morning on the current battlefield dynamics and on Ukraine’s most urgent self-defense needs.
16 Nov, 2022 - 09:25 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Russia launched another barrage of missiles against Ukraine specifically intended to target Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure. This tragic and troubling incident is yet another reminder of the recklessness of Russia’s war of choice.
16 Nov, 2022 - 09:25 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: We’ve just completed our seventh meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group. And it’s been another highly successful session.
16 Nov, 2022 - 09:24 PM UTC
HON Chris Maier
@ASD_SOLIC
In commemoration of #VeteransDay teammates from ASD(SO/LIC) had the honor of supporting the preservation of the @VVMF this morning. Thank you to @NationalMallNPS for giving us the opportunity.
13 Nov, 2022 - 03:12 PM UTC
Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks
@DepSecDef
On this #VeteransDay, we honor the brave #Americans who have chosen to serve their country & defend democracy. You are an inspiration to your fellow citizens & a beacon of hope & strength in the face of tyranny & violence around the world. @DeptVetAffairs @DeptofDefense
10 Nov, 2022 - 09:00 PM UTC
U.S. Marines
@USMC
Happy Birthday, Marines! For 247 years, Marines have fought in any clime and place to defend our nation. Today, we reflect on the legacy of our Corps, and rededicate ourselves to fighting and winning the battles that lie ahead. #SemperFi Full Video ⬇️ https://t.co/YPV7GIvUNs
10 Nov, 2022 - 02:00 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: We are committed to building on these efforts to strengthen integrated deterrence… and to ensure that this Alliance continues to bolster security and stability on the Korean Peninsula and throughout the Indo-Pacific.
03 Nov, 2022 - 04:53 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: The United States remains fully committed to the defense of the ROK. Our extended-deterrence commitment is firm.
03 Nov, 2022 - 04:51 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Let me again warmly welcome Minister Lee and his team to the Pentagon for the 54th Security Consultative Meeting. Minister Lee, it’s great to have you here.
03 Nov, 2022 - 04:47 PM UTC
Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder
@PentagonPresSec
ON POINT: U.S. Army Soldiers set up security during a warfighter exercise 9/24 at Ft Carson, CO. @USARPAC partnered w/ @USARMYMCTP to host the Army's first Warfighter exercise concentrated on the Indo-Pacific 9/24-10/3. #GreatWayofLife #ServiceBeforeSelf https://t.co/gAGV3DL3eD
24 Oct, 2022 - 09:04 PM UTC
U.S. Southern Command
@Southcom
Welcome to #Miami! The hospital ship #USNSComfort arrives at @PortMiami for a day-long stop in South Florida prior to the start of the 2-month #ContinuingPromise medical deployment to #LatinAmerica and the #Caribbean. #EnduringPromise #CP22 @USNavy @NAVSOUS4THFLT @DeptofDefense
23 Oct, 2022 - 12:03 PM UTC
U.S. Army
@USArmy
Two paths, one journey: Father-daughter duo deploy to Kosovo When a child is born, few parents can imagine having careers that cross paths; however, for one father-daughter duo, that became a reality. Check out this story ➡️ https://t.co/ztY7bOWHqQ
20 Oct, 2022 - 01:09 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Patriotism knows no gender, and neither does courage. Men and women hear the same call to serve our great country, and American women have always, always answered.
16 Oct, 2022 - 12:10 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Everyone here understands how this war began. As @POTUS Biden noted, “No one threatened Russia, and no one other than Russia sought conflict.”
15 Oct, 2022 - 04:00 PM UTC
Jill Biden
@FLOTUS
With all my heart: thank you to the @FortBenning community for sharing your stories with me over the last two days. Military families are our family — our American family. 💕 #JoiningForces
14 Oct, 2022 - 11:07 PM UTC
Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks
@DepSecDef
Today I got my flu & bivalent #COVID shots because vaccination is our best weapon against #COVID19 and flu. I am committed to doing everything I can to stay healthy & prepared to face National Security threats head-on with the @DeptofDefense team. Please get vaccinated.
14 Oct, 2022 - 11:00 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: Let me say again: @NATO poses no threat to Russia and seeks no confrontation with Russia. #WeAreNATO
13 Oct, 2022 - 04:13 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: We were joined today by Finland and Sweden, two proud democracies that are close to joining @NATO. Their decision to apply for membership is an historic step. #WeAreNATO
13 Oct, 2022 - 04:11 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: @NATO continues to make clear that we will not be dragged into Russia’s war of choice. #WeAreNATO
13 Oct, 2022 - 04:09 PM UTC
Department of Defense 🇺🇸
@DeptofDefense
.@SecDef: I started working with @NATO back in 1975 as a young Lieutenant, and I’ve never seen it so united. #WeAreNATO
13 Oct, 2022 - 04:05 PM UTC
Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder
@PentagonPresSec
It’s been a productive day here at NATO HQ in Brussels. The U.S. and @NATO remain resolute and steadfast in our support to Ukraine. #WeAreNATO
13 Oct, 2022 - 02:14 PM UTC

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