GI at Pentagon tells ISIS to quit or prepare to die

Posted: January 13, 2018 at 2:53 a.m.
Updated: January 13, 2018 at 2:53 a.m.

US Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell, the senior enlisted adviser to Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks on the flightline of Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates on Dec. 22.

The Pentagon's senior enlisted service member has issued a blunt warning to Islamic State fighters, saying in new social-media posts that they can either surrender or face death in a number of forms, including being beaten to death with steel entrenching tools.

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