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U.S. Navy Trains Estonian Rescue Board Divers in Underwater Demolition

October 25, 2023 U.S. Navy divers joined members of the Estonian Rescue Board (ERB) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team in a field training exercise at Rummu Quarry on October 25.  Continuing an effort ongoing since 2019, the exercise sought to build ERB diving skill competencies needed to respond to underwater explosive remnants of war, focusing on ... Read More»

DOD, Estonian MOD Enter Into Security of Supply Arrangement

Oct. 20, 2023 The Department of Defense today announced entering into a bilateral, non-binding Security of Supply Arrangement (SOSA) with the Republic of Estonia. The arrangement will enable both the U.S. and Estonia to acquire the industrial resources they need to quickly meet defense requirements, resolve unanticipated disruptions that challenge defense capabilities, and promote supply ... Read More»

Security Alert – Worldwide Caution, October 20, 2023

Worldwide Caution Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution.  U.S. citizens should: Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) to receive ... Read More»

U.S. Army 1-506 Infantry Battalion Medals Ceremony – Remarks

October 16, 2023 Aitäh, Minister Pevkur.  I recall six months ago in March, when you arrived here in Vǒru, the snow was deep, and the temperatures 14F high. I am honored to join today’s ceremony, which recognizes your service and contributions to our collective defense as NATO allies.  Some of you may know that I ... Read More»