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. Wikimedia Commons fieldflag By Adam Weinstein on September 26, 2017 T&P on Facebook Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose. Go to Flag Code jail. Do not pass Go, do not collect $200.