7 Memorable Quotes From Gen. James 'Mad Dog' Mattis

7 Memorable Quotes From Gen. James 'Mad Dog' MattisRetired Marine Corps Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis is a top contender for secretary of defense in President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet. The two met Saturday for an hour, after which Trump called Mattis the “real deal.”Mattis most recently served as the head of U.S. Central Command. A lifelong bachelor, he is known as the “warrior monk” for his knowledge of ancient and military history.The four-star general is revered by many for his leadership and also known for his blunt words.Here are seven quotes — or “Mattisisms” — from the retired general on war, leadership and the U.S. …

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