Mattis to CENTCOM

Posted by lex, on July 9, 2010

Defense Secretary Robert Gates on his nomination * for CENTCOM commander:

“General Mattis … is one of our military’s outstanding combat leaders and strategic thinkers,” Gates said, “bringing in an essential mix of experience, judgment and perspective to this important post.”

Here are a few of the General’s strategic insights.

I’ve always loved the “I didn’t bring artillery” one, myself.

02-05-21 Link gone; no replacement found – Ed.

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