Mattis urges Congress to pass budget for new Defense StrategyThe 2018 National Defense Strategy is the Department of Defense’s plan for implementing President Donald Trump’s National Security Strategy.
US could have almost 16,000 troops in Afghanistan next yearAt least 15,000 U.S. forces are in Afghanistan, after President Donald Trump decided to send about 3,800 troops to the country this fall.
Senators to press Tillerson and Mattis on new war authority
Mattis in South Korea amid North Korea nuke threatsMattis is emphasizing the Trump administration's push for a diplomatic solution to the problem.
Congress wants to know who advised Trump on transgender ban“As you know, clear communication between the White House and the Pentagon is essential to our nation’s security."
U.S. Military Adapting in Complex Environment, Mattis SaysIn his speech at the AUSA's annual meeting, Mattis also described challenges in new domains of conflict in space and in cyberspace.
More troops and billions added to America's longest war in historyDefense Secretary Mattis sought to assure lawmakers of President Donald Trump's new strategy for Afghanistan.
Mattis: 'If we fail to adapt … then our military forces will lose'Mattis delivered the keynote address at the Air Force Association’s annual Air and Space Conference.
Mattis: North Korean sanctions are workingThe sanctions began in 2006.
Mattis to North Korea: 'Don't try it. It won't work. You can't take us out'On Thursday, Secretary Mattis got classified briefings on North Korea at US Strategic Command headquarters.
A group of transgender Americans are suing Trump“The military has never—once it’s made a decision on personnel policy, in particular, it has never gone back and changed those policies,” said Matt Thorn, executive director at OutServe-SDLN.
Mattis assembling panel to discuss transgender troopsPanel members will bring mature experience, most notably in combat and deployed operations, and seasoned judgment to this task.

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