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The philosophy of James Mattis: Gen. James N. Mattis - Google Search

" But the retired general , a lifelong bachelor who has said that he does not own a television and has often been referred to as a “warrior monk,” is also famous for his extensive collection of books on military history. “Thanks to my reading, I have never been caught flat-footed by any situation,” he wrote a colleague in 2003. “It doesn’t give me all the answers, but it lights what is often a dark path ahead.”...  Mr. McCain said in a statement that General Mattis was “without a doubt one of the finest military officers of his generation and an extraordinary leader who inspires a rare and special admiration of his troops.” He added, “America will be fortunate to have General Mattis in its service once again.” Gen. James N. Mattis - Google Search Friday December 2 nd , 2016  at  8:48 AM 1 Share Trump picks retired Marine  Gen .  James Mattis  for secretary of defense Washington Post - 11 hours ago President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday