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    Book Discussion on Tough as They Come

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered…

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    Air Force Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2017

    Air Force officials testified at a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing on the service’s $166.9 billion fiscal year 2017 budget request.

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    Newsmakers with Senator Johnny Isakson

    Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Johnny Isakson (R-GA) talked about President Obama’s proposed 177.6 billion dollar fiscal year 2017 budget for the Department of Veterans…

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    Missile Defense Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request Briefing

    Vice Admiral Syring, director of the Missile Defense Agency, updated reporters on his department’s portion of President Obama’s proposed $582.7 billion for defense spending in…

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    Navy Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request Briefing

    The Navy’s deputy assistant budget secretary updated reporters on the department’s fiscal year 2017 budget request and detailed cuts that had to be made in weapons and equipment…

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    Air Force Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request Briefing

    Major General James Martin and other officials briefed reporters and responded to questions on the Air Force’s fiscal year 2017 budget request. Major General Martin fainted…

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    Army Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request Briefing

    Army Budget Director Major General Thomas Horlander updated reporters on the Army’s fiscal year 2017 budget request of $148 billion. He focused on the Army’s infrastructure…

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    Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Budget Request

    Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work and Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair General Paul Selva briefed reporters and responded their their questions on President Obama’s fiscal year 2017…

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    Global Threats

    Intelligence Community leaders testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, providing an assessment of the main global threats to the U.S., including ISIL*, North Korea’s…

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    American Artifacts, USS Monitor Sailors' Burial

    Two Civil War sailors who went down with the USS Monitor ironclad in 1862 were interred in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Experts also spoke about the history of ironclads…

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    Secretary Ashton Carter on the Defense Budget

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter talked about the Pentagon’s budget and priorities. He outlined increases in spending to address global challenges involving Russian aggression,…

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    Book Discussion on Arms and the University

    Professor Donald Downs talked about his book, Arms and the University: Military Presence and the Civic Education of Non-Military Students, which he co-wrote with University of Pittsburgh…

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    Future of the U.S. Army

    Commissioners of the National Commission on the Future of the Army (NCFA) released the organization’s report on possible modifications to the structure of the Army. Among its…

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    Secretary Carter on Improving Military Life

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced his latest initiatives under his “Force of the Future” plan. He said the military would double maternity and paternity leave from…

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    National Security Issues and Campaign 2016

    Former Representative Peter Hoekstra (R-MI) talked about the role of national security issues, including efforts to combat ISIS,* in the 2016 presidential election. At the conclusion of the…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Peter Cook briefed reporters and responded to questions at the Pentagon on a range of military-related issues.

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    Vietnam Air War Symposium, Part 2

    Three Vietnam air war veterans talked about their time in Vietnam and gave their perspectives on Professor Mark Clodfelter’s book, The Limits of Air Power: The American Bombing of…

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    Book Discussion on The U.S. Navy

    Craig Symonds talked about his book The U.S. Navy: A Concise History, in which he provides a history of the U.S. Navy, from its inception during the Revolutionary War to its current…

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    Disappearance of World War II Bomber Crew

    Journalist and author Gregg Jones discusses the mystery behind the 1943 disappearance of a B-24 Liberator bomber, named “Jerk’s Natural,” over Austria during World War…

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    Veterans Affairs Modernization

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and two other VA officials testified at a hearing on the department’s strategic plan to improve and modernize agency…

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