An active-duty service member underwent gender reassignment surgery on Tuesday in an operation paid for by the Pentagon.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis spent Veterans Day by walking the famed Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery and talking to the families and friends of fallen service members.
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis this week asked Congress to halt pending legislation that would compel the U.S. to alert foreign governments when the Pentagon has decided to combat certain cyber attacks, according to a letter sent to lawmakers.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday a Navy warship passage near disputed islands in the South China Sea was legal and did not violate China’s sovereignty as Beijing asserted.
“We stay strictly in accordance with international law, so there’s no violation of anyone’s sovereignty,” Mattis told the Washington Free Beacon during a flight from Miami to Washington.
TAMPA, Fla.—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday that the Pentagon will review procedures used by patrolling special operations commandos in the aftermath of a deadly ambush in the African nation of Niger.