Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Public Affairs
/ Published May 05, 2020
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley met with Chief of the Australian Defence Force Gen. Angus Campbell in the Pentagon, Oct. 2, 2019.
May 5, 2020
WASHINGTON — Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe S. Halfhill provided the following readout:
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with Chief of the Australian Defence Force Gen. Angus Campbell today by phone.
The two military leaders discussed a range of issues, including regional security, bilateral exercises and operations, and ways to combat COVID-19. The two leaders agreed to continue to strengthen multilateral cooperation and improve capabilities and interoperability.
The U.S.-Australia alliance plays a critical role in maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region and despite COVID-19, we continue to maintain our readiness and resolve.
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