© Reuters. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis testifies to the House Armed Services Committee in Washington© Reuters. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis testifies to the House Armed Services Committee in Washington

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

“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.

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