Ash Carter Makes 1st Visit To Afghanistan As Pentagon Chief
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is in Afghanistan as the U.S. moves to withdraw its troops, but are Afghan security forces ready to take over?By Jake Godin | February 21, 2015
“And for me, this is the highest honor, to be the 25th secretary of defense."
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter was just sworn in Tuesday and he’s already making international moves.
The new defense secretary flew into Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday to meet U.S. military leaders, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah and U.S. troops stationed elsewhere.