What It Takes To Run The Military, And Why Mattis Is Perfect
In an exclusive interview with Task & Purpose, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta explains what it takes to lead the Defense Department, and why James Mattis will excel.
Is The Mattis-Trump Honeymoon Over?
A new report in The Washington Post suggests tension between retired Marine Gen. James Mattis and the Trump administration.
For Some Reason, Mattis Likes To Wear His Flak Jacket Backward
Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, soon to be our next secretary of defense, has worn his flak jacket backward on at least two visits to Afghanistan.
A Former Enlisted Marine Congressman Vows To Stop Mattis
Ruben Gallego, a Marine veteran and congressman, will oppose a waiver for retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to serve as Secretary of Defense.
Under SecDef Mattis, ‘Fighting Joe’ Dunford Could Keep His Job As Joint Chiefs Chair
Gen. Joseph Dunford’s term is set to expire next year.
Seth Meyers And Ash Carter Spend A Day Doing ‘Pentagon Stuff’
In a special “Late Night With Seth Meyers” segment, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter revealed what really goes on in the windowless halls of the Pentagon.
Top Military Official Describes How Much ‘It Really Sucks’ To Be ISIS Right Now
According to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, ISIS is getting attacked relentlessly from the air, land, and now the cyberworld.
Ash Carter Confirmed As The New Secretary Of Defense
For the new secretary of defense, his ability to stand up against pressure from the White House is most important.
Who Is Ash Carter And Why Does He Make Sense As Defense Secretary?
In these days of international turmoil and budget woes, Ash Carter may be exactly what the Department of Defense needs.