Mattis Tells North Korea Not To Mess With America Or Its Allies
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis had a strong message for Kim Jong Un.
Mattis Becomes The First Official Member Of Trump’s Administration
The retired Marine Corps general was confirmed as Secretary of Defense, and is the first cabinet appointee to be confirmed.
Trump’s First Act As President Clears The Way For Mattis
After his inauguration, Donald Trump signed a waiver allowing Gen. James Mattis to serve as Defense Secretary.
LGBT Advocates Liked What They Heard From Mattis
Gen. James Mattis' stance has evolved since 2014.
3 Must-Watch Moments From Mattis’ Confirmation Hearing
Gen. James Mattis testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee and handled it like a pro.
Leon Panetta On Why Civilian Control Of The Military Is Important
In an exclusive interview with Task & Purpose, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta explains why it’s important for civilians to maintain control of the military.
Some Call This Mattis’ One Mistake In Battle — A Legendary Marine Says Otherwise
We asked legendary Marine Bing West about a tragic day in Afghanistan, and what it says about leadership in combat.
Being SecDef Could Ruin Mattis’ Legacy
Though many see Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as perfect for Defense secretary, there are some downsides too.
Retired Marine Generals Mattis and Kelly Recommend Each Other For Defense Secretary
When meeting with Trump, each general recommended the other for the position of secretary of Defense, The Washington Post reports.
Here’s What Mattis Actually Needs In Order To Be SecDef
Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis is a top contender for Defense Secretary.