Advocacy group asks Mattis to back military families, fill key DoD jobs fast

Via MilitaryTimes.com:

A leading military advocacy group offered its support to Defense Secretary James Mattis in a public message Monday, but also asked him to help ease some of the hardship caused by the burden of sequestration.

“Military families need your commitment to provide the necessary support to promote family readiness,” the National Military Family Association wrote in a message to Mattis, a retired Marine general who is beginning his first full week of work in the Trump administration. “Military family support and services should not be casualties of budget battles on Capitol Hill, and we are ready to arm you with the information to justify their necessity and end sequestration.”  [FULL REPORT]

Drew VachalAdvocacy group asks Mattis to back military families, fill key DoD jobs fast