Secretary of State John Kerry "vociferously" pushed for air strikes on Syrian airfields at a White House meeting last Wednesday, reports Jeffrey Goldberg of Bloomberg. Kerry was shot down by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin...Show More Summary
One would think that when the Joint Chiefs of Staff and members of their staffs took their seats in the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on June 4, they would come armed with statements promising change and detailing actions being implemented. Show More Summary
George K. Yin (Virginia), Former Chief of Staff Thinks JCT Should Investigate the IRS, 139 Tax Notes 1443 (June 107 2013): House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp, R-Mich., has reportedly rejected use of a joint committee to investigate the IRS because such a committee would not be authorized...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday that four members of Army special forces in Tripoli were never told to stand down after last year's deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, disputing a former top diplomat's claim that the unit might have helped Americans under siege.
Sprint needed a national security director to keep eye on its soon-to-be owner SoftBank. So it picked a doozy of a candidate: Retired Admiral and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen.
On Tuesday, the Senate Armed Services Committee convened a hearing on sexual assault in the military. The Joint Chiefs of Staff and Judge Advocate Generals of the Armed Forces testified, discussing proposals to address this problem. This year’s Defense Department annual report on sexual assault revealed the disturbing trend that rates of sexual assault in [...]
(Reuters) - Mike Mullen, a retired admiral and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will join Sprint's board and serve as the company's security director if a deal with Japan's SoftBank Corp closes, Sprint said on Friday.
Yesterday the Joint Chiefs of Staff testified before Congress regarding the senior military leaders' response (or lack thereof) to rising cases of sexual assault in the military. The answers provided were less than satisfactory to many Senators with one Republican Senator, Roy Blunt, calling the responses "stunningly bad."
As the Joint Chiefs of Staff testify on Capitol Hill this week, Elaine Donnelly, president of the Center for Military Readiness and former member of the Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces, talked with...Show More Summary
Things got ugly yesterday when the Joint Chiefs of Staff testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the issue of rampant sexual assault in the military. One particular point of contention is a debate over whether or notShow More Summary
I read the article from US Today again.Here's what jumps out at me (in the highlighted sections): "I took my eye off the ball in the commands I had," said Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in response to a statement by Sen. Show More Summary
The Joint Chiefs of Staff testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the topic of military sexual assault today. (Total sausage fest.) The chiefs were unanimously opposed to taking allegations of sexual assault out of the chain of command, as Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has proposed in legislation (and as ... More »
Thanks again, W. Why should the military leadership's current vows that sexual assault will not be tolerated be taken seriously even though military sexual assault remains high—and despite similar vows being made in the past? Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Show More Summary
Despite disagreements on how to make it happen, members of the Senate Armed Services Committee and all members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff agreed on Tuesday that strong action needs to be taken to combat sexual assault in the military. Today’s hearing is the first in the Armed Services Committee in over a decade [...]
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand No one at the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing with the Joint Chiefs of Staff and top military lawyers was saying anything but that sexual assault is a serious matter not to be tolerated and that the military is failing to combat it as effectively as it must do. Show More Summary
Former Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers called the civil war in Syria a “regional war” on Monday, citing the increased involvement of Hezbollah fighters from Lebanon and Iranian forces and the possibility of violent spillover into neighboring countries. The leader of Lebanon’s militant group Hezbollah has pledged to help [...]
President Barack Obama met with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey, right, and other Pentagon leaders at the White House Thursday to discuss sexual assault in the military. The U.S....
Former Ambassador Thomas Pickering and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, who oversaw the Accountability Review Board that reviewed the government's response to the Benghazi attack, are clearly unhappy with...Show More Summary
Former U.N. Ambassador Tom Pickering and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen refused an invitation to testify at the Benghazi hearings on Wednesday about their Accountability Review Board (ARB) report on the attack. Show More Summary
Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Ambassador Thomas Pickering, who headed the Accountability Review Board looking into the Benghazi affair with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Michael Mullen, told me on radio Monday night that there is no cover-up. The board found that four persons failed in their performance regarding security, and it [...]