February 7, 2018 / 9:24 PM / in 6 months

Pentagon weighing options for U.S. military parade - Mattis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department is exploring potential proposals for a military parade to honour U.S. service members, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday.

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Washington, U.S., February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

“We’re all aware in this country of the president’s affection and respect for the military. We’ve been putting together some options. We’ll send them up to the White House for a decision,” Mattis told reporters at a White House briefing.

Reporting by Steve HollandEditing by Jonathan Oatis

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