Secretary Mattis Issues Strong Warning To DoD About Leaks

Mattis warns DoD against leaks in new memo   Military Times Tara Copp October 5, 2017 WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued a new warning Thursday to all military and Defense Department civilian personnel against information leaks, and directed personnel to report suspected leaks, guidance that government transparency advocates said would have a chilling effect on the public’s right to know. In an internal memo dated Oct. 3 and obtained by the Military Times, Mattis reminded DoD personnel that “it is a violation of our oath to divulge, in any fashion, non-public DoD information, classified or unclassified, to anyone … Continue reading

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq From a Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve News Release (What you won’t hear from liberal MSM at least not without a liberal spin.)     SOUTHWEST ASIA, Feb. 22, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Coalition military forces conducted 23 strikes consisting of 36 engagements in Syria: — Near … Continue reading

Mattis Addresses NATO and Warns of “Arc of Insecurity”

Mattis Highlights U.S. Commitment to NATO, Warns of ‘Arc of Insecurity’ By Lisa Ferdinando Press Release February 15, 2017 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis traveled to Belgium and Germany to meet with NATO counterparts and discuss efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Mattis also plans to meet with international partners while attending the Munich Security Conference. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis talked with Britain’s Defense Secretary Michael Fallon during the North Atlantic Council meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels. He  highlighted the U.S. commitment to NATO, stressing the alliance’s importance in regional and global security while calling on nations … Continue reading