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Defense Secretary Mattis visits Mountain Home Air Force base

Defense Secretary James Mattis visits Mountain Home Air Force Base

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis stopped at the Mountain Home Air Force Base after a visit to Vancouver, Canada. Mattis’ visit included a town hall where he answered Airmen’s questions.
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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis stopped at the Mountain Home Air Force Base after a visit to Vancouver, Canada. Mattis’ visit included a town hall where he answered Airmen’s questions.

Defense Secretary James Mattis on Tuesday stopped by Mountain Home Air Force base to meet with the 366th Fighter Wing leadership and Airmen after a visit to Vancouver, Canada.

Secretary Mattis held a town hall meeting as an opportunity for airmen to ask questions about Air Force operations.

“This visit was an excellent opportunity to show-off the Gunfighters to the Secretary of Defense. He was impressed,” said Col. Joe Kunkel, 366th Fighter Wing commander, in a news release. “It was great to hear Secretary Mattis honor our contributions and articulate how important Gunfighter Airmen are to the defense of our great nation!”

Kelsey Grey: 208-377-6433, @hey_kgrey

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