James Mattis
Secretary of Defense

We’ll check the news of the day, which isn’t all good, but there are lots of interesting headlines.

— A horrible USS Shiloh(7th Fleet) command climate survey was released after a Military Times Freedom of Information Act Request.  The contents of the survey are brutal.

— SECDEF tells the U.S. Army to be ready for whatever happens on the Korean Peninsula.

— SECDEF tell his Flag Officers to make themselves available to the media.

— Preparations are underway for the final operations inside Raqqah, Syria.