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  • Congressional Gold Medal for JapaneseAmerican Veterans
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    Congressional Gold Medal for Japanese-American Veterans

    Members of Congress held a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony to honor Japanese-American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, as well as the…

  • Military Construction and Veterans Administration Budget
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    Military Construction and Veterans Administration Budget

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testified on proposed fiscal year 2011 appropriations for programs and activities. Among the topics he addressed were a backlog of health care…

  • Army Chief of Staff Retirement
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    Army Chief of Staff Retirement

    A retirement ceremony was held for the Army Chief of Staff General Eric Shinseki. He reviewed troops then gave a farewell speech. General Shinseki served as the Army Chief of Staff from…

  • Military as the Foundation for National Security
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    Military as the Foundation for National Security

    General myers talked about the role and mission of the U.S. military as well as the place of military force in international efforts to combat terrorism.

  • Pentagon Attack Victims Assessment
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    Pentagon Attack Victims Assessment

    U.S. Army officials talked with reporters about Army personnel who were killed in the September 11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon.

  • Military Procurement Policies
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    Military Procurement Policies

    Witnesses testified about Defense Department procurement policies and recent decisions to purchase Army berets from foreign sources. At issue was whether small businesses in the U.S. should…

  • State of the Armed Services
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    State of the Armed Services

    Military chiefs testified about the current state of training and readiness in the Armed Forces, and future military requirements. Among the issues they addressed were the toll of increased…

  • AntiHarassment Plan
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    Anti-Harassment Plan

    Military officials expressed regret at the brutal murder of Barry Winchell, a gay soldier in Kentucky. They briefed reporters on an ongoing investigation into the command climate of the…

  • Overview of Army Operations
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    Overview of Army Operations

    Senators heard testimony on the operations on the U.S. Army. Among the issues discussed were U.S. Army policy and ventures the army is currently undertaking. Witnesses also responded to…