U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis visits Fort Benning

(Source: Fort Benning)
(Source: Fort Benning)
(Source: Fort Benning)
(Source: Fort Benning)

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - Fort Benning hosted a special guest on Friday - none other than the Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

Mattis arrived in the Chattahoochee Valley to meet with the recently activated 1st Security Forces Brigade.

Mattis also spoke to leaders and soldiers of the Army's newest brigade about their training and readiness for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

The brigade will deploy in April.

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