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

7 hours 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 days agoNews : USAToday: News

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

JAYVEE: Islamic State launches chemical attack against U.S., Iraqi forces, Pentagon confirms. Cha…

JAYVEE: Islamic State launches chemical attack against U.S., Iraqi forces, Pentagon confirms. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee “mustard blister agent” was released in the vicinity of a military airfield in the western part of al Qayyara, about 40 miles south of Mosul, […]

Cartoon: Powell Joins the Club

I saw an interview last week where a pundit was asked to comment on the content of former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell having his emailed hacked. He refused because he didn’t think it was appropriate to reward those who violated his privacy. I really respect that. [...]Show More Summary

Top U.S. military official: Syria cease-fire not derailed

last weekNews : USAToday: News

Gen. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, still hopes to end fighting in Syria.        

"American Exceptionalism" on Display in Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry has worked tirelessly to end the bloodshed in Syria. Yet he has been on the receiving end of criticism and pushback from Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It appears those who run the U.S. Show More Summary

Theatre of War: Sophocles’ Message for American Veterans

On the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, I went to see two classical Greek tragedies about the toll of war on the human psyche. General Joseph Dunford, Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the highest-ranking officer in the U.S. Show More Summary

North Korea Conducts Its 5th Test Of Nuclear Weapon

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff estimates the yield was 10 kilotons, which is almost twice that of a January test and would be the country's largest blast yet.

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles into sea: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday, South Korea's Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.

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A moving tribute to the recently deceased chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Reagan, John William Vessey Jr.: “There aren’t any Ronald Reagans on the ballot this year — or even Jimmy Carters. There certainly aren’t any Jack Vesseys. We’re not likely ever to find the former again. But Gen. Vessey would tell you […]

Colin Powell Kept His Charity While Sec of State

Matthew Yglesias, Vox: In 1997, after a distinguished career in military service that culminated with stints as national security adviser under Ronald Reagan and chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Colin Powell launched a charity. Show More Summary

AI 'Terminator' Arms to Be Developed by 'Someone' - US General

An artificially intelligent, autonomous Terminator killing machine that excludes or absolves human decision-makers of responsibility will likely be developed, US Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair Gen. Paul Silva said on Thursday.

US Continues to Support Both Turkish, Kurdish Allies Amid Jarabulus Op - General

The US military continues supporting both its Turkish and Kurdish allies as operations to rid the Turkish-Syrian border city of Jarabulus of Daesh terrorists continue, Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chairman Gen. Paul Selva said on Thursday.

Why Pentagon Accuses Russia of 'Undermining' NATO Alliance

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford has pointed the finger of blame at Russia for what he called the attempts to "undermine" the NATO alliance during his speech at the National Defense University.

John W. Vessey Jr., who chaired the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the 1980s, dies at 94

He later worked on POW/MIA matters in Vietnam, helping set groundwork for normalization of relations.

Colin Powell told Clinton he used private email at State

Powell, a retired Army general and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he used a secure computer on his desk at the State Department to manage classified information. Powell issued the statement after veteran political...Show More Summary

GEN John W. Vessey Passes

GEN John W. Vessey, US Army (Ret), has died.  He was 94. Vessey was the 10th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, serving in that capacity from 1982-1985.  As CJCS, he oversaw the peak of the Reagan military revival.  US success in both Gulf Wars can be traced to changes in the US military […]

Former Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. John W. Vessey Jr. dies at 94

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Retired Army Gen. John W. Vessey, who served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Ronald Reagan, has died.

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General John Vessey Dies Aged 94

"He never strayed from his morals or values or faith and he was an extraordinary patriot"

Iran, Iraq Should Set Up Joint Border Committees to Boost Security

Iran and Iraq should create joint border committees in order to strengthen regional security, Iranian Armed Forces chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, said Thursday.

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