Tag: James N. Mattis

Military April 22, 2020

Military.com: US Moves to Pull 1,000 Contractors from Afghanistan as It Tests Planes for Mass Evacuation; Airman Arrested in Death of New Mexico Sunday School Teacher; ‘Emotions and Chaos’: Air Force Releases Eyewitness Accounts of Al Asad Missile Attack; In Close Quarters, B-1 Bomber Crews Are Working to Prevent Disease Spread and more ->
Task & Purpose: Bond set at $2 million for man accused of fatally beating 94-year-old World War II vet; Meet the real life Green Beret that ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’ turned into a playable character; Yes, this photo of Mattis modeling a leather jacket is very real and more ->
DOD: Coronavirus: DOD Response; 3,600 Guardsmen Contribute to New York’s COVID-19 Fight; Joint Press Statement for the 17th Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue and more ->
The War Horse News Team: When It’s Hard to Be Mom and more ->


Military December 23, 2019

DOD: Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Seaman Dennis Conlan; Tracking Santa: A Holiday Troop Tradition and more ->
Task & Purpose: US service member killed in Afghanistan; ‘Coast Guard pilot awarded Distinguished Flying Cross for saving lives during Hurricane Harvey; Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the war zone… ;

Military.com: Boeing CEO to Step Down Amid Aircraft Troubles; A Marine PFC Once Tried to Woo a Girl with an Email from Jim Mattis; This Paid Internship Can Help Vets Find New Careers in the Wilderness and more ->



Military November 14, 2019

Military.com: Navy Overhauls Ship Navigation Training After Deadly Collisions; Navy to Name Ship After the Late Sen. Cochran of Mississippi; Navy Warship to Be Named After Late Sen. Richard Lugar and more ->
Task & Purpose: My brother earned the Medal of Honor for saving countless lives — but only after he was left for dead; An Army staff sergeant was finally awarded the Silver Star he earned 75 years ago; Jury recommends execution for Marine vet who ambushed and killed 2 Florida police officers; She’s photographed every major war of the last 20 years. Marine Corps boot camp was something else entirely; A Marine vet donated his uniform so a hit-and-run victim can be buried in it; ‘Cynicism is cowardice’ — Mattis explains how American democracy can truly fix itself and more ->
DOD: Secretary of Defense Esper Press Gaggle En Route to INDOPACOM




Military November 12, 2019

Task & Purpose: A soldier was killed in a vehicle rollover accident in South Korea; Lt. Col. Vindman should not fear retaliation over Ukraine testimony, Esper says; How a veteran and military spouse helps Lowe’s prove its military-friendly label; A former British paratrooper explains how he prepared ‘1917’ actors to fight WWI’s most devastating battles and more ->
Military.com: President Trump Honors Army POW Who Defied Nazi Demand to ID Jewish Troops; Navy Submarine That Went Missing with 80 Sailors Aboard Found 75 Years Later; Jim Mattis Answers the ‘Call of Duty’; A Veterans Day Salute With Jack Holder, a WWII Veteran Who Served at Midway; Retired SEAL Shares Veterans Day Message and more ->
DOD: Press Gaggle by Secretary Esper




Military October 18, 2019

Military.com: Vets in Congress Renew Medal of Honor Plea for Army ‘Legend’ Alwyn Cashe; Attorney: Lawsuit Planned over VA Hospital Death in West Virginia; Charged with Killing His ‘Best Bud,’ Coast Guardsman Appears in Camp Pendleton Courtroom; Bullpup or Belt-Fed? Prototypes for Army’s Next-Gen Squad Weapons Finally Revealed and more->
Task & Purpose: Former VA Secretary: ‘Now is the time’ to research medical marijuana; Good Boyfriend Cory Booker read a WWII novel to Rosario Dawson over the phone and I’m here for it; ‘I’m the Meryl Streep of generals’ — Mattis hits back at Trump for calling him the ‘world’s most overrated general’ and more ->
DOD: Response to Catastrophe Would Require Unified Effort; Face of Defense: All Smiles and more ->

Military September 06, 2019

Task & Purpose: 75 years after his death, the remains of a Marine killed in World War II are coming home; Sec Def wants European allies to help pay for defense projects after funds were diverted for the border wall; The Army is investigating how a 19-year-old diagnosed with autism was recruited; Jim Mattis says he won’t be running for president in 2020 and that he’s eager to see ‘fresh ideas’ and more ->
Military.com: A Soldier Died of Natural Causes in Kosovo. He Was a Loving Father — And Ray Charles’ Grandson; Purple Hearts Awarded 101 Years After Coast Guard Cutter Torpedoed by Germans; Marine Commanding Officers Caught Driving Drunk Receive Reprimands; Marine Grunts Say Their Skills Won’t Get Them Civilian Jobs. The Corps Wants to Change That and more ->
DOD: 5 Things to Know About DOD’s Research on ‘Fluorine-Free’ Firefighting Foam; Space Expansion Presents Opportunities, Challenges for DOD and more ->



Military September 05, 2019

Task & Purpose: One American, one Romanian service member killed in Afghanistan; Mattis: I’m not part of The Resistance; The untold story of how more than 100 soldiers survived the explosion of Mount St. Helens and more ->
Military.com: The Air Force Is Ready to Scrap Older Aircraft to Prepare for Future Wars; Lawmakers to VA: Provide Health Care to All Veterans Made Sick by Burn Pits; Navy Creates 5 New Innovation Hubs to Help Sailors and Marines Solve Problems and more ->


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This is a horrible depiction of what Vietnam was like.
I think that’s the point
It’s been sanitized




Military September 04, 2019

Task & Purpose: ‘I used to be your angel and now, you’re mine’ — the 9-year-old daughter of a fallen Green Beret eulogizes her dad at his funeral; Ohio woman found guilty of swindling tens of thousands from 89-year-old Korean War vet; Iran to release seven crew members of captured British oil tanker and more ->
Military.com: Mattis Still Has Concerns About Women Serving in Combat Units; 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Jim Mattis from His New Memoir ‘Call Sign Chaos’; US Service Members Tour World’s Oldest Gun Factory; Sig Sauer Offers First Look at Weapons that Could Replace Army’s M4 Carbine and M249; From American Idol to American Airman and more ->


Military July 15, 2018

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Opening Comments at U.S.-Adriatic Charter Meeting in Zagreb, Croatia Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis
Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Meeting with Norway Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis
By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Mattis Reaffirms ‘Unbreakable’ Bond, Enduring Commitment to Europe
Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Meeting with Frank Bakke-Jensen, Norway Minister Of Defense



Military April 07, 2018

N.Y. Air Guardsmen Honor Comrades Killed in Iraq
Secretary Mattis Press Topper at the Pentagon with Slovenian Minister of Defense Andreja Katic
By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: College Students Explain: This Is Why We Joined ROTC
By Army Staff Sgt. David Overson Joint Multinational Readiness Center Hohenfels: Face of Defense: Soldier Kicks It Up a Notch to Set Fitness Example
By Matthew Schehl Naval Postgraduate School: Cyber Students Learn While Gaming
By Monty Munford: TechVets Will Teach Military Veterans To Learn Cybersecurity And Build National Security

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Doug Roles, 28th Infantry Division: Wounded Troops Share Stories, Strength
Eisenhower Award to Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva
Week in Photos: March 31-April 6