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Zero Hedge
When Is A Boot On The Ground Not A Boot On The Ground?and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small
When Is A Boot On The Ground Not A Boot On The Ground?
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 minutes ago
and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small units and in close combat. Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee last week that U.S. troops are not going to war to substitute for the local forces, but are... Read more
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Salon.com
When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small
When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?
Salon.com / Posted 13 hours ago
and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small units and in close combat. Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee last week that U.S. troops are not going to war to substitute for the local forces, but are... Read more
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TribLIVE
United States warns Russia to stop flyoversleaders “should keep everything on the table,” including action, as a potential
United States warns Russia to stop flyovers
TribLIVE / Posted 14 hours ago
leaders “should keep everything on the table,” including action, as a potential response, he told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing April 21 to take the reins at EUCOM. The Senate confirmed... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Q&A: When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small
Q&A: When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 hours ago
and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small units and in close combat. Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee last week that U.S. troops are not going to war to substitute for the local forces, but are... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Pentagon to Open New Cyberfront in War Against ISISbeen on Russia, China, North Korea and Iran, Admiral Michael S. Rogers, command
Pentagon to Open New Cyberfront in War Against ISIS
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 21 hours ago
been on Russia, China, North Korea and Iran, Admiral Michael S. Rogers, commander of the unit, said in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee earlier this month. Also known as "the Islamic State in the Levant," or "ISIL," ISIS has... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Baiting The Bear: NATO and Russiatook place less than 70 miles off Baltiysk, home of Russia's Baltic Sea Fleet,
Baiting The Bear: NATO and Russia
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 hours ago
took place less than 70 miles off Baltiysk, home of Russia's Baltic Sea Fleet, and led to an alarming exchange in the Senate Armed Services Committee among Republican John McCain, Democrat Joe Donnelly, and U.S. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, soon... Read more
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Air Force Times
Congressman: I'll 'keep fighting like a bulldog' to rename the Navy Department for Marineswith killing the idea for a Department of Navy and Marine Corps in the past. T
Congressman: I'll 'keep fighting like a bulldog' to rename the Navy Department for Marines
Air Force Times / Posted 22 hours ago
with killing the idea for a Department of Navy and Marine Corps in the past. The veteran naval aviator who heads up the Senate Armed Services Committee has said in the past that he sees no need for the change. Whether he still agrees is unknown... Read more
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Daily Herald
Q&A: When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small
Q&A: When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?
Daily Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small units and in close combat. Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee last week that U.S. troops are not going to war to substitute for the local forces, but are... Read more
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Air Force Times
Q&A: When is a 'boot on the ground' not a 'boot on the ground?'and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small
Q&A: When is a 'boot on the ground' not a 'boot on the ground?'
Air Force Times / Posted 23 hours ago
and Afghanistan when thousands of U.S. troops were battling the enemy in small units and in close combat. Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee last week that U.S. troops are not going to war to substitute for the local forces, but are... Read more
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Air Force Times
HASC Bill Sets Up Major OCO Fight with Pentagonthat he would recommend President Barack Obama veto any bill with such OCO lang
HASC Bill Sets Up Major OCO Fight with Pentagon
Air Force Times / Posted 23 hours ago
that he would recommend President Barack Obama veto any bill with such OCO language. The good news, for Carter, is that Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., had indicated he wants to approach OCO funding differently... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Pentagon to Open New Cyberfront in War Against ISISbeen on Russia, China, North Korea and Iran, Admiral Michael S. Rogers, command
Pentagon to Open New Cyberfront in War Against ISIS
E-Commerce Times / Posted yesterday
been on Russia, China, North Korea and Iran, Admiral Michael S. Rogers, commander of the unit, said in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee earlier this month. Also known as "the Islamic State in the Levant," or "ISIL," ISIS has... Read more
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The Space Review
Time for fresh thinking about collaboration in spacethere is some political resistance to this relationship in space. For example,
Time for fresh thinking about collaboration in space
The Space Review / Posted yesterday
there is some political resistance to this relationship in space. For example, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is lobbying hard to stop the US reliance on the Russian-made RD-180. For now, though, it... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russian aggression brings tension with U.S. to boiling pointleaders “should keep everything on the table,” including military action, as a
Russian aggression brings tension with U.S. to boiling point
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
leaders “should keep everything on the table,” including military action, as a potential response, he told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee during his April 21 confirmation hearing to take the reins at EUCOM. The Senate confirmed... Read more
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Task & Purpose
When Will The Battle Of Fallujah Get The Recognition It Deserves?the 70th Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer would be named for Democr
When Will The Battle Of Fallujah Get The Recognition It Deserves?
Task & Purpose / Posted yesterday
the 70th Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer would be named for Democratic former Sen. Carl. M. Levin, a former Senate Armed Services Committee chairman who retired last January. The naming of the USS John P. Murtha especially rankled... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.S. military’s hazy ‘noncombat’ Afghanistan role creates confusion in hospital bombingin a pointed exchange with Mr. Carter and Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the
U.S. military’s hazy ‘noncombat’ Afghanistan role creates confusion in hospital bombing
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
in a pointed exchange with Mr. Carter and Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee last week. Mr. Sullivan went on to accuse administration and Defense Department officials of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Collins, King announce BIW to build Navy’s first Flight III destroyerand importance of our naval assets to our security and stability have never bee
Collins, King announce BIW to build Navy’s first Flight III destroyer
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
and importance of our naval assets to our security and stability have never been greater.” Last year, as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, King obtained the authorization for the ship, and Collins, as a member of the Defense... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Senate confirms first female combatant commanderfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month,
Senate confirms first female combatant commander
WCNC Charlotte / Posted yesterday
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month, and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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First Coast News
Senate confirms first female combatant commanderfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month,
Senate confirms first female combatant commander
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month, and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Senate confirms first female combatant commanderfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month,
Senate confirms first female combatant commander
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month, and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Senate confirms first female combatant commanderfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month,
Senate confirms first female combatant commander
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month, and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Senate confirms first female combatant commanderfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month,
Senate confirms first female combatant commander
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month, and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Senate confirms first female combatant commanderfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month,
Senate confirms first female combatant commander
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month, and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Senate confirms first female combatant commanderfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month,
Senate confirms first female combatant commander
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month, and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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Boston Globe
LGBT groups gird for battle against religious-based legislation they say could erase their rightsanybody else for that matter on a discriminatory basis within a protected class
LGBT groups gird for battle against religious-based legislation they say could erase their rights
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
anybody else for that matter on a discriminatory basis within a protected class.” The sweeping defense authorization bill is likely to go to the House floor in the next few weeks. The Senate Armed Services Committee has yet to mark up its ve... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamowomen having contact with the defendants an "outrage" and "counter to the way w
Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamo
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
women having contact with the defendants an "outrage" and "counter to the way we treat service members" in testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Dunford called the ban "outrageous." Pohl said in his ruling that the extension of the ban... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamowomen having contact with the defendants an "outrage" and "counter to the way w
Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamo
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
women having contact with the defendants an "outrage" and "counter to the way we treat service members" in testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Dunford called the ban "outrageous." Pohl said in his ruling that the extension of the ban... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamowomen having contact with the defendants an "outrage" and "counter to the way w
Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamo
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
women having contact with the defendants an "outrage" and "counter to the way we treat service members" in testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Dunford called the ban "outrageous." Pohl said in his ruling that the extension of the ban... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamowomen having contact with the defendants an "outrage" and "counter to the way w
Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamo
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
women having contact with the defendants an "outrage" and "counter to the way we treat service members" in testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Dunford called the ban "outrageous." Pohl said in his ruling that the extension of the ban... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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USA Today
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Senate confirms first female chief of combat commandfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month
Senate confirms first female chief of combat command
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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The Christian Post
Satanists Fuming Over Boehner Comparison of Ted Cruz to Lucifer(L) questions Ashton Carter (not pictured), U.S. President Barack Obama's nomin
Satanists Fuming Over Boehner Comparison of Ted Cruz to Lucifer
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
(L) questions Ashton Carter (not pictured), U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to be secretary of defense, during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 4, 2015. Also pictured at right... Read more
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Newsmax
Sen. Wicker: Maybe Obama Needs War Declaration to Attack Assad's Air ForceDuring a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, Republican
Sen. Wicker: Maybe Obama Needs War Declaration to Attack Assad's Air Force
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
During a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi questioned why President Barack Obama has not struck against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's air force. "We have not declared war on... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Italian-British force ambushed by IS in Libyaof Defense Ashton Carter and the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph
Italian-British force ambushed by IS in Libya
DEBKAfile / Posted 4 days ago
of Defense Ashton Carter and the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford, spoke at a hearing by the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday. They claimed US-backed forces had made progress in the war against ISIS in Iraq... Read more
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NBC News
Sec. Carter: Military Personnel in 'Combat'amid a local population that has previously responded violently to such an appr
Sec. Carter: Military Personnel in 'Combat'
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
amid a local population that has previously responded violently to such an approach." But the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. John McCain of Arizona, criticized the Obama administration's approach in Iraq and... Read more
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Business Insider
SpaceX made an $82.7 million deal that just ended a 10-year monopoly in the spaceflight marketcontract. They cited a number of reasons, one of them being an inability to com
SpaceX made an $82.7 million deal that just ended a 10-year monopoly in the spaceflight market
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
contract. They cited a number of reasons, one of them being an inability to compete with SpaceX's cut-rate pricing. At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in January, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said that Air Force staff were... Read more
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Air Force Times
Senate confirms first female combatant commanderfaced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month,
Senate confirms first female combatant commander
Air Force Times / Posted 4 days ago
faced friendly questioning during their nomination hearings earlier this month, and positive reviews from members of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Robinson previously served as commander of Pacific Air Forces. She is a senior air battle... Read more
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Task & Purpose
Dunford Just Acknowledged US Troops In Iraq Are Engaged In Combat OperationsThursday that troops are fighting and dying in combat operations in Iraq and el
Dunford Just Acknowledged US Troops In Iraq Are Engaged In Combat Operations
Task & Purpose / Posted 4 days ago
Thursday that troops are fighting and dying in combat operations in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East. During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing with Defense Secretary Ashton Carter about the status of operations against the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Asian nations worried about China's military buildup: USto us and is having the effect of causing self-isolation by China," Defence Sec
Asian nations worried about China's military buildup: US
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
to us and is having the effect of causing self-isolation by China," Defence Secretary Ashton Carter told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee during a Congressional hearing. Carter has just returned from a trip to India and the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Committee approves funding for A-10, millions for Arizona military basesauthorizes spending for only these projects. The funding still must be appropri
Committee approves funding for A-10, millions for Arizona military bases
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
authorizes spending for only these projects. The funding still must be appropriated in separate legislation. The Senate Armed Services Committee, with chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, is working on its own version of the military... Read more
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