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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attends a Marine Corps basic training graduation during a visit to Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, Nov. 17, 2017. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
Mattis Attends Basic Training Graduation Story | Travels

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks during a town hall at U.S. Northern Command headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 16, 2017. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
Mattis Discusses Homeland Defense in Colorado Story | Transcript | Flickr Album | Special Report | Travels

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks with Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, the commander of U.S. Northern Command, during a visit  to Northcom headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 16, 2017. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
Secretary Visits Colorado, California Military Facilities Story | Flickr Album | Transcript | Travels

Dana W. White, the assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, the Joint Staff director, brief reporters at the Pentagon, Nov. 16, 2017. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro
Pentagon Officials Address North Korea, ISIS, Budget Story | Full Event Video | Transcript | Flickr Album | Special Report

Soldiers fire an M777A2 howitzer while supporting Iraqi security forces near al-Qaim, Iraq, Nov. 7, 2017, as part of the operation to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Army photo by Spc. William Gibson
Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq Story | Special Report

Dunja Mijatović, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, who was the representative on Freedom of the Media for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe from 2010 to 2017, shares what she sees as the greatest security challenge in the world today during a graduation ceremony featuring 93 security professionals from 41 countries who’d taken the Program on Applied Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Nov. 16, 2017. Marshall Center photo by Army Sgt. Richard Gerszewski
Marshall Center Graduates Ready to Tackle Global Threats Story | Special Report
Iraqi Forces Make Strong Start in Offensive to Liberate Tal Afar Video | Special Report

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad, Aug. 22, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
U.S., Coalition 'Steadfast' With Iraq for ISIS Defeat, Secretary Says Story | Full Event Video | Transcript | Flickr | Special Report | Travels

An Air Force E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, Aug. 3, 2017. The JSTARS is an airborne battle management, command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform, with a primary mission to provide theater ground and air commanders with ground surveillance to support attack operations and targeting that contributes to the delay, disruption and destruction of enemy forces. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq Story | Special Report

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis walks with Prince Faisal of Jordan to a bilateral meeting in Amman, Jordan, Aug. 21, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Mattis, Jordanian Leaders Discuss ISIS Fight, Security Story | Flickr Album | Transcript | Special Report | Travels

President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks about a new strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Aug. 21, 2017. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy During Address Story | Full Event Video | Speech | Secretary's Statement | Flickr Album
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis talks with Iraqi Defense Minister Arfan al-Hayali during a visit to Baghdad, Aug. 22, 2017. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
Mattis Praises Defeat-ISIS Efforts in Meetings With Iraqi Leaders Story | Flickr Album | Special Report | Travels

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