Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis will retire in February - FOX34 Lubbock

Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis will retire in February

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has announced that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will retire at the end of February.
  
Trump says on Twitter that a new secretary of defense will be named soon.
  
Trump's announcement comes a day after he surprised U.S. allies and members of Congress by announcing the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.

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