Chief of staff to defense secretary resigns 5 days after departure of James mattis
The chief of staff to the secretary of defense, Rear Adm. Kevin Sweeney, has resigned, according to a news release issued Saturday.
No reason was given for Sweeney’s departure, which was announced five days after the formal departure of Defense Secretary James Mattis. Sweeney had been chief of staff since January 2017.
“After two years in the Pentagon, I’ve decided the time is right to return to the private sector,” Sweeney said in a statement following his decision to step down. “It has been an honor to serve again alongside the men and women of the Department of Defense.”……
America News International
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