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10 things you didn’t know about Mattis from his new memoir ‘Call Sign Chaos’
The book, styled as a three-part course in leadership tracing Mattis' 40-year career from Marine infantryman to head of U.S. Central Command, delivers plenty of anecdotes and reflections that will...
Mattis still has concerns about women serving in combat units
Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis suggested Tuesday that the nation should think again about putting young men and women together in ground combat units at a time when they tend...
The news gods will be busy while The Pentagon Run-Down is on vacation
The news waits for no one, so expect much to happen during this reporter's absence.
Mattis wags his knife hand at toxic leadership in Washington with a veiled jab at Trump
Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis resigned as defense secretary in December to protest President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw all US troops from Syria,
The mother of former Defense Secretary James Mattis has died
Lucille Mattis, of Richland, Washington State, was 97
Trump’s ‘red flags’ on Mattis included ‘controversial statements’ and alleged leniency on war crimes
President Donald Trump may have loved to call former Secretary of Defense James Mattis by his much-loathed "Mad Dog" nickname, but his own transition team had concerns regarding the former...
BEHOLD: Mattis’ official SecDef portrait shows him sheathing his knife hand in his pocket
God help us.
13 titles for James Mattis’s upcoming book that are better than ‘Call Sign Chaos’
Former defense secretary James Mattis plans on dropping a book in July, and we couldn't be more excited
Mattis cautions against war with Iran in first public remarks since leaving the Pentagon
In what appear to be his first public remarks on U.S. national security since his resignation as Secretary of Defense, retired Marine Gen. James Mattis offered a word of caution...
Mattis reportedly called H.R. McMaster an ‘unstable a**hole’ on an open conference line
"[Mattis] was like: 'Oh my God, that moron is going to get us all killed. He is an unstable asshole.' McMaster was standing there over his desk. ... He was...
Rep. Seth Moulton says US would be ‘no better friend, no worse enemy’ if he’s elected president
"I think our motto as a country should be the same motto we had in the 1st Marine Division: No better friend, no worse enemy."
VA Chief Robert Wilkie is reportedly lobbying to be the next Defense Secretary
Robert Wilkie has reportedly tossed his name into the hat to replace James Mattis as secretary of Defense, according to the Washington Post.
Trump claims he gave Mattis his hated ‘Mad Dog’ nickname
"I said we're going to give you a new nickname, because 'Chaos' is not a good nickname."
Mattis: This Is The One Book Every American Should Read
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis thinks every American should read Meditationsby Marcus Aurelius. After giving a speech to cadets at the … Continued
Will President Donald Trump Replace Secretary Of Defense James Mattis?
After recent allegations presented in Bob Woodward's upcoming book Fear: Trump In The White House, Secretary of Defense James Mattis … Continued
Mattis: Military DREAMers Should Still Be Protected If DACA Expires
Good news for DREAMers who are in the military or honorably discharged veterans: The Defense Department has your back, even … Continued
Mattis To Lawmakers: Another Shutdown Will Have ‘Terrible Ramifications’ For Military
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Capitol Hill on Tuesday to testify about two recently released Pentagon strategy documents and chastised … Continued
Mattis Explains Those Indonesian Special Forces Snakehandlers To The Defense Media
The other day some Indonesian special forces troops put on a snazzy exhibition for visiting Defense Secretary James Mattis. Special … Continued
How Is Mattis Handling The Madness Of The Trump Administration? A Quick Interview With A Pentagon Insider
Here's a conversation I had recently with a guy I've known a long time who works at the Pentagon. No … Continued
Marine Gunny Gets Medal Of Honor Nod For Actions In Vietnam
Editor’s Note: This article by Richard Sisk originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. With … Continued
On The Road, Defense Secretary Mattis Is More ‘Warrior Monk’ Than ‘Mad Dog’
With the State Department in upheaval, and the president focused on “America First” domestic concerns, what diplomacy and foreign policy … Continued
DoD Just Paid For A Soldier’s Gender-Reassignment Surgery. What Does It Mean For Trump’s Transgender Ban?
The Department of Defense covered the cost of an active-duty Army soldier’s gender-reassignment surgery on Nov. 14 after the operation … Continued
Troops Never Left Battlespace In Niger During 2-Day Search For Missing Soldier, DoD Says
The U.S. military is searching for answers into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of four U.S. soldiers killed two weeks … Continued
Man Arrested For Urinating Near White House Had A Cache Of Weapons In His Car
A man was arrested on the morning of Sept. 22 near the White House after a cache of arms were … Continued
Want To Know How Mattis Got The Callsign ‘Chaos’? Here’s The Story
James. Jim, sure. Jimbo, maybe. Mad Dog, never. “Chaos,” always. But why? For years, it's been widely reported, often by … Continued