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Offline tomahawk6

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Message From SECDEF Mattis
« on: January 22, 2017, 12:53:45 »
What an awesome pick to be SECDEF !!

https://www.defense.gov/News/News-Releases/News-Release-View/Article/1055906/message-to-the-department-of-defense-from-secretary-of-defense-james-mattis

It’s good to be back and I’m grateful to serve alongside you as Secretary of Defense.

Together with the Intelligence Community we are the sentinels and guardians of our nation. We need only look to you, the uniformed and civilian members of the Department and your families, to see the fundamental unity of our country. You represent an America committed to the common good; an America that is never complacent about defending its freedoms; and an America that remains a steady beacon of hope for all mankind.

Every action we take will be designed to ensure our military is ready to fight today and in the future. Recognizing that no nation is secure without friends, we will work with the State Department to strengthen our alliances. Further, we are devoted to gaining full value from every taxpayer dollar spent on defense, thereby earning the trust of Congress and the American people.

I am confident you will do your part. I pledge to you I’ll do my best as your Secretary.

MATTIS SENDS

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Re: Message From SECDEF Mattis
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2017, 13:14:37 »
Together with the Intelligence Community we are the sentinels and guardians of our nation.

Hello!!! Aren't you forgetting someone?





Sleep easy tonight folks.   :salute:               ;D

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Re: Message From SECDEF Mattis
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2017, 16:55:20 »
He should have had Trump ask:

Mattis, what is best in life?

I'm sure we all know the answer....
Freedom Isn't Free   "Never Shall I Fail My Brothers"

“Do everything that is necessary and nothing that is not".

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Re: Message From SECDEF Mattis
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2017, 17:10:08 »
Don't think of today as January 22nd.

Think of it as D + 2 :)
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Re: Message From SECDEF Mattis
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2017, 17:26:53 »
CHIMO!
First in, Last out
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Some dusty, crusty, croaking, joking Muddy Old Engineer