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Secretary of Defense

James N. Mattis

James N. Mattis became the 26th defense secretary Jan. 20, 2017. During more than four decades in uniform, he commanded Marines at all levels, including in combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Following his retirement from the U.S. Marine Corps in 2013, Secretary Mattis served as the Davies Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, specializing in the study of leadership, national security, strategy, innovation and the effective use of military force.

Speeches

03/07/2018

02/27/2018

02/02/2018

02/02/2018

02/01/2018

11/13/2017

10/19/2017

09/21/2017

09/20/2017

09/20/2017

09/12/2017

09/07/2017

08/30/2017

08/24/2017

08/22/2017

08/01/2017

06/30/2017

06/28/2017

06/20/2017

06/03/2017

05/29/2017

05/27/2017

05/16/2017

05/11/2017

02/17/2017

02/15/2017

02/03/2017

01/25/2017