Defense Secretary Jim Mattis used tough terms to back up the new deploy-or-get out rules, saying those held back for administrative reasons place an unfair burden on troops who routinely serve multiple combat tours. "You're either deployable, or you need to find something else to do. Show More Summary
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has made his recommendations to the White House on transgender individuals serving in the military, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump's call last year for a ban on such service. Show More Summary
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has made his recommendations to the White House on transgender individuals serving in the military, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump’s call last year for a ban on such service. Major David Eastburn, a Pentagon spokesman, said the...
The Washington Post reports: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to propose to President Trump that transgender members of the U.S. military be allowed to continue serving despite the president’s call last summer for a ban on all transgender service members, according to two U.S. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to call for transgender members of the U.S. Military to be allowed to continue to serve despite Donald Trump’s call for a ban last year. Mattis was scheduled to brief Trump on Wednesday. However, that meeting… Read The post Defense Secretary Mattis Expected to Defy Trump on Transgender Ban appeared first on Towleroad.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis “is expected to propose to President Trump that transgender members of the U.S. military be allowed to continue serving despite the president’s call last summer for a ban on all transgender service,” the Washington Post reports.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has yet to send guidance to President Donald Trump on whether transgender troops should serve in the military, according to the Pentagon. The deadline for his …... The post Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has yet to send transgender guidance to Trump appeared...
Dave Majumdar Security, Thus, at the end of the day, despite the early rhetoric from the Trump Administration, the NATO alliance is more or less conducting business as usual. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is reaffirming that NATO remains the United States’ most important alliance. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday that he will provide President Trump with options for staging a grand military parade in Washington but declined to share his feelings about the idea. “I owe him some options,” Mattis told reporters. “We’ll put together options, and we will work everything from size to participation to cost, and […]
The Military Times reports on Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ comments on the DoD policy to eliminate from the services folks who remain non-deployable for more than twelve consecutive months; “You’re either deployable, or you need to find something else to do. I’m not going have some people deploying constantly and then other people, who seem […]
The Atlantist Press has been claiming for years that President Bachar el-Assad used chemical weapons against his own people. Except that according to US Secretary for Defense, General Jim Mattis, this is fake news. Like Saddam Hussein's chemical weapons, this story, which has been occupying the columns of newspapers for the last five years, is pure war propaganda.
Artificial intelligence and its impact on weapons of the future has made US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis doubt his own theories on warfare.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is still unsure who directed a Feb. 7 attack on U.S. and U.S.-backed forces in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday, even as he acknowledged accounts that Russian civilian contractors were involved.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Saturday vowed to investigate an attack involving Russian citizens on American-allied forces in Syria but stopped short of accusing Moscow of orchestrating the assault. Russia has acknowledged thatShow More Summary
President Donald Trump's fiscal budget request for 2019 includes $686 billion for defense spending. While Trump has pushed for a larger military since he was campaigning for president, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said more recently...Show More Summary
General Jim Mattis, Secretary of Defense, declared that he did not have any proof that Syria had ever, at any time, used chemical weapons – neither in 2013 nor in 2017 when the White House ordered the bombing of the airbase at Shayrat...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday that the United States and Turkey, NATO allies, would press on with their collaboration over Syria despite their areas of difference.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met his Turkish counterpart on the sidelines of a NATO meeting and called on Ankara to remain focused on fighting Islamic State militants in Syria, a Pentagon statement on Thursday said.
Donald Trump raised a few eyebrows, and even more comparisons to third-world countries last week, when he suggested holding a military parade in downtown Washington. Since then, officials such as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis confirmed that Trump had indeed pushed for a large-scale parade to trumpet the U.S. Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will press European allies on Wednesday to stick to a promise to increase military budgets as the United States offers an increase in its own defense spending in Europe.