Soon to be ex-Defense Secretary James Mattis just delivered his last Christmas message to the entire Department of Defense and it’s a doozy:
“Since Washington crossed the Delaware, at Christmas of 1776, American troops have missed holidays at home to defend our experiment in democracy.
To all you lads and lasses holding the line in 2018, on land, at sea, or in the air, thanks for keeping the faith.
Merry Christmas and may God hold you safe.”
Thank you, General Mattis, for your years of dedicated service to our country and we wish you well.