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Obama Pardons His “Favorite General"

39 minutes agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Retired Gen. James “Hoss” Cartwright, the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was once described by Bob Woodward as President Obama’s “favorite general” for his advice on Iran and Afghanistan. In his last week in office,...Show More Summary

U.S. seeks 2 year prison term for former vice chair of Joint Chiefs of Staff in leak case

Retired four-star Marine Corps general James E. Cartwright pleaded guilty in Stuxnet probe

Minot Air Force Base Greets Visit From Air Force Secretary by Dumping B-52 Engine Into the Countryside

Aerial view of Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Nov. 2nd 2016. Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, along with Army Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, visited Minot to observe the Air Force Nuclear Triad operations and to talk to airmen assigned to the base. Show More Summary

Russian hackers hit Pentagon email system in 2015: CBS

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Russian hackers seized control last year of the unclassified email system used by the U.S. military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, CBS News reported on Thursday, citing an interview with then-Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey. Dempsey, who did not appear on camera, said he was alerted...

Military to review ISIS strategy for Donald Trump

last monthNews : The Raw Story

President-elect Donald Trump has indicated he wants to review U.S. strategy to take on the Islamic State group (also known as ISIS), according to Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joe Dunford. In his year-long presidential campaign, Trump criticized President Barack Obama and his administration...

Donald Trump Jeopardizes Cyber Privacy And National Security

President-Elect Donald Trump recently released a video in which he promised to work with the Department of Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff on a “plan to protect Americas’ vital infrastructure from cyber attacks.” This promise reflects...Show More Summary

Retired general Martin E. Dempsey elected Chairman Of USA Basketball

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. (Official release) -- Retired General Martin E. Dempsey, the 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been elected USA Basketball Chairman for the 2017-20 quadrennium. The announcement was made Monday following the USA Basketball Annual Board of Directors meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey elected USA Basketball chairman

Retired Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been elected chairman of USA Basketball. Dempsey replaces Jerry Colangelo, who held the position for … Click to Continue »

Donald Trump's First Day in the White House

8 AM: Wake up? Not yet. 9 AM: Wake up. Play around with wife while she's sleeping. 9:15 AM: Meet with Joint Chiefs of Staff, Federal Reserve Chairman, and beauty pageant winners. 9:30 AM: Walk around naked in front of female staffers. 10 AM: Bomb Iran. Show More Summary

Stolen email offers unvarnished view of military leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The current chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, and the former uniformed leader of the Air Force were viewed as "great leaders but weak on strategic thinking," according to a Pentagon official...Show More Summary

Former general pleads guilty in false leak probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has pleaded guilty to making false statements during an investigation into a leak of classified information about a covert cyberattack on Iran's nuclear facilities. [...]Show More Summary

James Cartwright charged in release of classified information

According to NBC2, former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General James Cartwright is due in court today to answer to charges that he lied to investigators in regards to some classified information he released; Cartwright…falsely told investigators that he was not the source of classified information contained in a book by New […]

US General with Irish Roots Made Honorary British Knight

A retired U.S. Army general and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff with Irish roots has been made an honorary British knight.

US general charged with lying to FBI in ‘Stuxnet’ leak case

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A retired U.S. Marine Corps general who last served as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been charged with making false statements to the FBI during an investigation into leaks of classified information, according to a federal indictment released on Monday. Four-star General James...

N. Korea Soldier Walks Across DMZ to Defect

South Korea's military said Thursday that a North Korean soldier had crossed the border between the rivals to defect. South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff said military officials were investigating the North Korean solider, who defected across the central-east portion of the military demarcation line, which is inside the 2....

Drip, drip, drip; 615 more US troops to Iraq

Our buddy, Kristina Wong at The Hill reports that the Pentagon is sending another 615 US troops to Iraq to augment the 4700 troops already there. “At the request of myself and [Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford], and with the support and approval of [Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi], President […]

Joint Chiefs Chairman Rejects Obama Plan to Share Syria Intel with Russia

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford has just gone where no JCS chairman has ever gone before! Unsurprisingly, it took a Marine general to stand up to President Barack Obama in the wake of yet another of his dubious national security decisions. The same mindless Obama/Kerry negotiating team […]

Senator seeking investigation into general who lived in contractor's home

4 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Sen. Claire McCaskill called on the Pentagon to investigate ties that a general on the Joint Chiefs of Staff had to a defense contractor.        

Joint Staff general's girlfriend problem grounds career

4 months agoNews : USAToday: News

An Army National Guard general on the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been fired from his job following an extramarital affair.        

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