The Career of General James Mattis

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  • James Mattis was Born

    James Mattis was Born
    James Nicholas Mattis was born in Pullman, Washington.
  • Graduated High School

    Graduated High School
    James Mattis gradtuated from Columbia High School in Richland, Washington. He was the captain of the Varsity Basketball team
  • Graduated College

    Graduated College
    Mattis received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History at Central Washington University
  • Commissioned

    During his college career, he also participated in the ROTC program and was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant the same time he received his degree
  • 'I Come In Peace"

    'I Come In Peace"
    General Mattis decided to say, "I come in peace. I didn't bring artillery. But I'm pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you f* with me, I'll kill you all" to one of the major Sheiks in Iraq.
  • "It's fun to shoot them"

    (In)famous reply: "You go into Afghanistan, you got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn't wear a veil," Mattis continued. "You know, guys like that ain't got no manhood left anyway. So it's a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them."
  • "Mad Dog" At It Again

    "Mad Dog" At It Again
    General Mad Dog Mattis told the Marines in Iraq, "Be polite and professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet". This comes after America was trting to build relations with Iraqi Leaders.

    President Obama promotes General Mattis to Central Command Officer, giving him responsibility of all operations in Afghanistan. This comes after revered General Stanley McChrystal was relieved.
  • "Retirement"

    General Mattis retires after several unpolitically correct responses he had to media question. It is rumored that President Obama's officials encouraged a premature retiurement for the well-known General.
  • Mattis For President

    Mattis For President
    After many veterans did not like upcoming presidential candidates, many, anonumously, made a "Mattis For President" Campaign. People have actually written his name on the 2016 ballot.