Tag: Secretary Of Defense James N. Mattis

Military October 09, 2018

By Tom Roeder, The Gazette: Air Force Academy Adds Sexual Misconduct Charges Against Cadet Already Facing Court-Martial
By Paul Szoldra: ‘They Could Have Run But Did Not’: Read John Kelly’s Letter For 2 Heroic Marines Who Stopped A Suicide Bomber
By Chad Garland: Army Officer Files Suit After Getting Shot by Bagram Contractor
Secretary Mattis Delivers Remarks at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas
By Adam Shaw: Trump Accepts Nikki Haley’s Resignation as UN Ambassador
By Oriana Pawlyk: B-1 Ejection Seat Not to Blame for Bomber Mishap, Manufacturer Says
By Jim Garamone Defense.gov: Passing the Decanter, the U.S. Naval Academy Way
By James Clark: The Story Of Sgt. York, The Man Who Killed Or Captured More Than 100 Germans In A Single WWI Battle
By Jared Keller: The Top American General In Vietnam Considered Using Nukes During The Siege Of Khe Sanh, New Documents Reveal


Military October 01, 2018

Army.mil by Devon L. Suits: Army Medic in Afghanistan to Receive Medal of Honor
By The Hill Staff: Watch live: Trump presents the Medal of Honor
Editors USA Today: Las Vegas anniversary, a Medal of Honor, Melania trip: 5 things you need to know Monday
By Caitlin Doornbos: Sailor from USS Ronald Reagan Dies While Swimming off Guam
By Paul Guzzo: Navy Veteran, Real-Life Superhero is Hanging Up His Suit
The Associated Press: Filmmaker Sets Date for Dedication of WWII Education Center
Special guests at the reception will include WWII veterans Richard Fazzio and Ernie Corvese. Both took part in the D-Day invasion.
The Associated Press: Vice President’s Son Completes Navy Training in Mississippi
By Lolita C. Baldor: Problems for Pentagon’s Immigrant Recruit Program
By Jon Gambrell and Nassser Karimi: Iran Fires Ballistic Missiles at Syria Militants over Attack



Military September 20, 2018

By Gina Harkins: Navy IDs Sailor Killed by Airplane Propeller Aboard Carrier George H.W. Bush
The Associated Press: Former VA Police Officer Gets Prison for Patient’s Rough Arrest
En Route to Macedonia Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis
By Oriana Pawlyk: Beyond BRRRT: Airpower Alone Won’t Secure Victory, Goldfein Says
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Task Force Looks at Making Infantry Squads More Lethal
By Richard Sisk: Space Force Still an Unfunded Concept as Pentagon Grasps for a Plan
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Time is Now to Execute National Defense Strategy, Shanahan Says
By Air Force 1st Lt. Francine St Laurent, 168th Wing: Face of Defense: Dual-Hatted Air Guard Doctor Serves as Community Partner
By Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Everett Allen Defense Media Activity: Airman Practices Humanitarianism on the Home Front
The Associated Press: Army Report Blames Overconfidence for Training Avalanche
Task & Purpose – Adam Linehan: Full Metal Racket: How An Honest Bid To Preserve The Legacy Of Vietnam Sold Out
Task & Purpose By Mike Martin: Why We Fight: It’s Not Always Because We Face An Enemy
Mike Martin is a visiting research fellow at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, having previously studied biology at Oxford. Between these experiences, he served as a British Army officer in Afghanistan. He is the author of An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict, Crossing the Congo: Over Land and Water in a Hard Place, and most recently, Why We Fight.


Former Navy SEALs Shawn Ryan of Vigilance Elite and Jeff Reid (Alaskan Dog Musher) of Frozen Trident Kennel talk about 10 survival tips that you don’t know. 10 tips that don’t necessarily have a genre and we don’t hear about that often.

Military September 13, 2018

By Matthew Cox: Army Ranger Officer Killed in Tactical Vehicle Crash
News Release Press Operations Release No: NR-261-18: Statement by Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis on Actions of Saudi Arabia and UAE in Yemen
By Lucas Tomlinson: Russian Bombers Flew near Alaska, Intercepted by Air Force Jets: US Military
By Hope Hodge Seck: 70 Percent of Marine Commander Firings This Year Due to Bias, Disrespect
By Jeff Schogol: Pioneering Female Infantry Marine Kicked Out Of The Corps For Fraternization
By Gina Harkins: One of 1st Female Marine Grunts Faces Separation After Marrying Lance Corporal




Military September 06, 2018

Media Availability by Secretary Mattis En Route to India Secretary Of Defense James N. Mattis
Remarks by Lieutenant General Charles Hooper Lieutenant General Charles Hooper, Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency
By Katie Lange Defense Media: General’s Work Earns Him Multiple Native Alaskan Tribal Names
By Alexandra Shea, Evans Army Community Hospital: Gold Star Mother Continues Fallen Son’s Legacy
By Army Staff Sgt. Leticia Samuels, 449th Theater Aviation Brigade: Face of Defense: Army NCOs Reconnect During Mideast Deployment
By James Clark: There’s A Theme Park About That Time The Union Tried To Use Dinosaurs To Win The Civil War
By Col. Keith Nightingale, U.S. Army (Ret.): Sh*t Happens — And That’s Not Always A Bad Thing




Military August 25, 2018

By Oriana Pawlyk: ‘Best of All of Us:’ Hero Airman Gets Moving Tribute from Special Ops Community

“I would like to believe on that fatal day in March of 2002, John heard the voice of the lord ask him, ‘Who shall I send? And who shall go for us?'” Wright said on Friday.

“I’d like to believe — you know actually I’m pretty sure — that John answered for our nation: ‘Here am I. Send me,'” he said.

The Angry Staff Officer: Training for Defeat
By Kirsten Grieshaber: Huge Wildfire Southwest of Berlin Risks WWII Arms Blasts
Remarks by Secretary Mattis at the U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois
By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Mattis Touts Past, Future at Transcom Change of Command
Fox News: Homeless Vet who Helped Stranded Woman Says He Can’t Get GoFundMe Cash
In an interview with the Inquirer last week, D’Amico said he controls the money and will start dispensing it when Bobbitt gets a job and stops using drugs.

“Giving him all that money, it’s never going to happen. I’ll burn it in front of him,” he said, adding that giving an “addict” the money would be like “giving him a loaded gun.”
By Gina Harkins: Marine Infantry Leader Fired for Loss of Trust Weeks Before Deployment
By Rose L. Thayer: Mechanical Issue Led to Ammo Can Dropping from Army Aircraft onto Texas School
No one was reprimanded for the incident because it was a mechanical issue, said Lt. Col. Crystal X. Boring, public affairs director for the division and Fort Bliss.

“Based on recommendations from the investigating officer, the aviation brigade commander immediately changed the flight path of future aviation missions,” she wrote in an emailed statement. “We have full faith and confidence in the aviation brigade leadership and their ability to constantly seek methods to improve flight operations and ensure an incident like this doesn’t happen in the future.”
By richard Sisk: Duncan Hunter Denies Fraudulent Wounded Warrior Purchases, Blames Wife
By Robert Wormley: This is Your DoDEA 2019 Teacher of the Year
By Darcie Moran: This Pilot Escaped the Vietnam War on a ‘Borrowed’ Air Force C-130
By Amy Bushatz: They Call It ‘Post Traumatic Growth.’ I Call It ‘Living’
Dogs Need Dental Love, Too
Week in Photos Photos By Multi photographers DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Aug 18-24
Bob Mayer: Letter from Ulysses Grant 1839

Military August 13, 2018

By Katie Lange Department of Defense: WWII Pilot Fends Off His Injured Comrade to Finish Mission

While there were many bombing missions over Germany during World War II, one that happened 75 years ago this month was so heroic that it helped to inspire the book “Twelve O’Clock High,” which was later turned into a highly regarded movie.

Today, we’re honoring a man who earned his Medal of Honor during that mission: Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. John C. Morgan.
By Morgan Eads: 94-Year-Old Who Taught Herself How to Fly Receives Meda
Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis: Press Gaggle by Secretary Mattis En Route to Brasilia
By robert Burns: Pentagon Chief Mattis Defends his Reversal on Space Force
“I was not against setting up a Space Force,” he told reporters flying with him to Brazil to begin his first tour of South America as defense secretary. “What I was against was rushing to do that before we could define the problem” that needed solving.
By The Associated Press: WWII Pilot’s Remains Return Home After 7 Decades
By Drew Brooks: Army to Celebrate Fort Bragg’s 100th and National Airborne Day

Military June 16, 2018

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Mattis: Naval War College Grads Will Tackle Today’s Security Challenges
Remarks By Secretary Mattis at the U.S. Naval War College Commencement, Newport, Rhode Island
By Army 1st Lt. Chantel Baul, 372nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment: Fort Bragg Air Assault School Teaches Soldiers, Civilians the Ropes
By Air Force Master Sgt. Becky Vanshur, 124th Fighter Wing: Idaho Army Guard Members Get Sniper Training
Photos By Multi photographers DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Week in Photos: June 9-15
By Brad Howard: Watch West Virginia Guardsmen Train For Swift Water Rescues In This Intense Video

By Maj. Jamie Schwandt, USAR: It’s A Big Deal: An Officer Grades The Army Staff College And Its Leadership

Scout Snipers United States Marine Corps Scout Snipers with Echo company, USMC force Recon in Iraq

Military June 09, 2018

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Groups Such As ISIS Cannot Be Allowed To Exist, Mattis Tells NATO
Press Conference by Secretary Mattis at the NATO Defense Ministerial, Brussels, Belgium Press Operations
By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: Military Duo Explains How They Became Popular Kids’ Book Authors
By Army Capt. Brian Hare, 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion: Face of Defense: Soldier Uses Artistic Skills for Mission Success
By Shannon Collins DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Warrior Games Athlete Credits Family for Strength of Recovery
By Shannon Collins DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Special Forces Speedster Takes Gold, Pioneers Female Engagement Teams
Normandy Selfie: World War II Army veteran Robert DeVinney
Photos By Marine Corps Sgt. Bethanie C. Sahms DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Marines Participate in Fly Fishing During Fleet Week New York
Photos By Multiple Photographer DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Week in Photos: June 2-8


Military June 06, 2018

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Mattis: Carlucci Left ‘Indelible Mark’ on DoD
By Shannon Collins DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Coaches Help Warrior Games Athletes Achieve Goals
Task & Purpose Brad Howard: These 5 Military Bases Are So Bad, They Should Count As A Deployment
Task & Purpose James Clark: This University Is Officially Waiving Tuition For The Children Of Fallen Troops
Task & Purpose Paul Szoldra: Eagles Fans Get The Party Of A Lifetime: Military Bands And Zero Football Players