Defense Secretary Jim Mattis conducts a news conference at the Pentagon. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis enters Michie Stadium before delivering the commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., May 27, 2017. U.S Army photo by Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant
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President Donald J. Trump speaks to U.S. service members and their families at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, May 27, 2017. Trump traveled to Sicily to attend the G7 Summit and meet with world leaders. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel Guerra
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis congratulates a cadet during the commencement ceremony for the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2017 at West Point, N.Y., May 27, 2017. Nine hundred thirty-six cadets from the class received their diplomas during the ceremony. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant
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An Air Force F-15 Strike Eagle aircraft receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, May 9, 2017. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks with a member of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors during the group's visit to the Pentagon, May 26, 2017. The Pentagon hosted the families for a day of fun and remembrance in honor of Memorial Day. DoD photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr
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Army Pvt. Gabriel Thyfault, left, renders honors while Army Spc. Nayib Pagan places an American flag in front of a headstone during "Flags In'' at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 25, 2017. Thyfault and Pagan are transportation specialists assigned to the 529th Regimental Support Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as "The Old Guard.” DoD photo by Sebastian J. Sciotti Jr.
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