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  • Military Officials Testify on the State of the Armed Forces
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    Military Readiness

    Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps officials testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the current readiness state of their respective branches of the U.S. military.…

  • Defense Secretary Carter and General Dempsey Testimony on US Middle East Policy
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    Middle East Policy and Combating ISIS

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey testified on combating ISIS* and U.S. strategy in the Middle East. Secretary Carter told the committee…

  • Dont Ask Dont Tell Repeal Implementation Part 2
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    Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Implementation, Part 2

    Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines chiefs testified on the progress toward implementing the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal law allowing gays and lesbians in the military. In their remarks…

  • Missile Defense Policy
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    Missile Defense Policy

    Representative Trent Franks talked about Congressional action on missile defense policy. Yesterday, Rep. Franks, who is also a member of the House Armed Services Committee, offered an amendment,…

  • Rally to Honor Military Families
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    Rally to Honor Military Families

    During the afternoon of the third day of events in support of overseas military operations, a rally was held to honor military families, their loved ones serving in the armed forces, and their mission…

  • Marine Corps Force Protection
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    Marine Corps Force Protection

    The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on Marine Corps force protection. The hearing focused on the nature of security threats to U.S. forces, use of improvised explosive devices…

  • Operations in Iraq
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    Operations in Iraq

    Witnesses testified regarding operations in Iraq and military funding. They also talked about the war on terror, operations in Afghanistan, U.S. military force levels, plans for the…