Military

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:52
U.S. Special Operations forces have been quietly deployed around the world since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in an effort to shore up U.S. allies embroiled in their own conflicts.
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 08:30

UPDATE ON THE F-35 JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER (JSF) PROGRAM AND THE FISCAL YEAR 2017 BUDGET REQUEST

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 10:30am
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Friday, April 1, 2016 - 08:26

UPDATE ON THE F-35 JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER (JSF) PROGRAM AND THE FISCAL YEAR 2017 BUDGET REQUEST

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 10:30am
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:54
One area much in need of sunshine this year is the distribution of international humanitarian, development and security aid by the Pentagon — assistance that used to be provided almost exclusively by the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:10
Providing military and police aid to the security forces of other nations — also referred to as security assistance — has become a centerpiece of the Obama administration’s foreign policy. The programs administered by the Department of Defense are of particular concern, since they are the least transparent and therefore the most likely to be abused.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 06:30
Last month, the Obama administration released its 2017 budget proposal, including thousands of pages on the nearly $600 billion request for the Pentagon. But what isn’t included in that massive budget is a comprehensive country-level breakdown of the $10 billion or so in foreign military aid the Pentagon administers every year, euphemistically referred to as Building Partner Capacity.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 06:20
U.S. Army General John W. "Mick" Nicholson took command Wednesday of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, inheriting America's longest war and a vicious Talban-led insurgency.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 08:05

To receive testimony on the National Commission on the Future of the United States Army in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2017 and the Future Years Defense Program.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 06:34
President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget will request $582.7 billion in funding for the Pentagon, including $71.4 billion for research and development funding, $7.5 billion to fight the Islamic State group, $8.1 billion for submarines, and $1.8 billion on munitions.
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 11:32

This hearing will serve to receive testimony on the role of the Service Chiefs in defense acquisition in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2017 and the Future Years Defense Program.

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