Defense Secretary James Mattis updates the media on the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria during a joint press conference at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., May 19, 2017. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Tracy J. Smith Neurons Connect at U.S. Army’s CyberCenter of Excellence By Lauren Katzenberg on October 19, 2015 T&P on Facebook Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose.