Then-U.S. Navy Adm. William H. McRaven, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, speaks to members of Special Operations Task Force-South East in Camp McCloskey, Logar province, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2013.
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Retired Adm McRaven Explains Why Officers Don’t Always Make The Best Politicians
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4 Ways To Manage Millennials In The Military
A retired special operations Air Force colonel explains how to get through to millennials in the military.
James Mattis is sworn in as Defense Secretary by Vice President Mike Pence.
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Read Mattis’ Rousing Memo To The DoD
After his confirmation, Defense Secretary James Mattis wrote a memo to his new department.
Naval vessels from five nations sail in parade formation for a rare photographic opportunity at sea.
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Carrying ‘A Big Stick’ Isn’t Enough — America Has To Use It
National security expert Eliot Cohen suggests that soft power isn’t always enough.
Defense Secretary-designate James Mattis listens to questions from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., about his views on women and gays serving in the military, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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LGBT Advocates Liked What They Heard From Mattis
Gen. James Mattis' stance has evolved since 2014.