US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein said readiness is central to the military services, and the biggest challenge for the U.S. Air Force lies in its […]» Read more
Tag: Jim Mattis
James Norman “Jim” Mattis (born September 8, 1950) is the 26th and current United States Secretary of Defense. Mattis is a retired U.S. Marine Corps general. He joined the Marines in 1969 and went on to becomethe 11th Commander of U.S. Central Command, responsible for American military operations in the Middle East, Northeast Africa, and Central Asia, from August 11, 2010, to March 22, 2013. His military callsign was “Chaos” – other nicknames include the “Warrior Monk” and “Mad Dog”.
In his first trip to Baghdad as defense secretary, Jim Mattis praised the Iraqi army and noted those forces are now focused on liberating west Mosul. The Iraqi army has […]» Read more
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis noted his intent to keep the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom uniquely close by actively tending to it and showing it […]» Read more