Patrick Michael Shanahan is an American government official serving as acting United States Secretary of Defense since 2019. President Donald Trump appointed Shanahan to the role after the forced resignation of Retired General James N. Mattis. Shanahan served as Deputy Secretary of Defense from 2017 to 2019. He previously spent thirty years at Boeing in a variety of roles.
A former Boeing executive who is now the Acting Secretary of Defense, Patrick Shanahan, told the U.S. Congress he has not spoken to anyone in the U.S. administration about issues with the 737 MAX 8 jet.. Reuters - Published
Patrick Shanahan, Acting Secretary of Defense, told Congress that he welcomes an inspector general investigation into whether he violated any ethics rules by promoting Boeing Co. products while serving..
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity or how much Pentagon money would be used. Rough Cut..
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday he hasn't decided whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity. Reuters reports it hasn't been decided how much Pentagon money..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the United States remains committed to defeating Islamic State in the Middle East and beyond, however..
According to a report by Business Insider, on Tuesday, the Pentagon said that the US military, together with its coalition partners, is close to liberating the last of the ISIS-controlled territory in..
White House national security adviser John Bolton raised questions about the United States' intentions in Venezuela after he appeared at a briefing on Monday with a notepad displaying the words "5,000..
According to Reuters, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that he was encouraged by U.S. peace talks with Afghan Taliban insurgents but added he had not yet been tasked with planning a..
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he was encouraged by U.S. peace talks with Afghan Taliban insurgents but added he had not yet been tasked with planning a full withdrawal..