What Gen. Mattis Was Seen Doing Before His First Overseas Trip Speaks VOLUMES

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis reviews an honor guard during a welcoming ceremony at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo on February 4, 2017. / AFP / TORU YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Politicians and pundits on both sides of the aisle agree that Gen. Mattis was a great choice to lead the defense department.

Mattis is often referred to as a general’s general and the following story makes it clear why that’s the case.

Check out what Gen. Mattis was seen doing right before taking off for his first overseas trip since joining the Trump Administration.

From IJ Review:

When Secretary of Defense James Mattis was boarding his flight to South Korea early Wednesday morning, he did something unprecedented for someone in his position. Mattis carried his own bags onto the plane. Embarking on his first overseas trip as Secretary of Defense, Mattis sent a clear message about his leadership style.1B

A class act through and through.

There is no doubt that Mattis is going to represent America well in his new post.