Secretary of Defense Ash Carter visits Norway

On the afternoon of Sept. 8, Carter will travel to Norway, a close NATO ally actively strengthening security in the North Atlantic, officials said. In addition to being a NATO stalwart, Norway has proven a valuable contributor to the counter-ISIL campaign.

Follow Secretary Carter’s visit to Norway on Department of Defense’s webpage. There is also information about the visit on the Norwegian Ministry of Defense’s webpage.

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center, and Norwegian Defense Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide greet Samuel Heins, right, U.S. Ambassador to Norway, and Kare R. Aas, Norwegian Ambassador to the U.S., after arriving at Bodo Air Base, Norway.