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The handoff between Mattis and Shanahan will have little pomp and circumstance when it takes place — in the form of a conference call just minutes before 2018 comes to a close, according to a defense official.
“Contact will be established by the Office of Secretary of Defense communications team who will bring Mr. Mattis and Mr. Shanahan into the call,” a defense official explained, adding that the call will go by an approved script that, unfortunately, will not be made public.