Senior Armed Services Committee member joins Hagel opposition
Add Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker to the growing tally of senators opposing Chuck Hagel, Obama’s planned nominee for Secretary of Defense.
Obama to nominate Hagel for defense, John Brennan for CIA
Later today, President Obama will nominate former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel for head of the Defense Department, and Counterterrorism Adviser John Brennan to lead the CIA, according to White House officials.
McChrystal was ‘stunned’ at Rolling Stone article allegations
He would retire from service soon after, a move felt by many to be a great loss to both the war and U.S. military leadership. But, he said, life would go on.
Who’s opposing Chuck Hagel: a tally
Multiple sources are reporting that President Barack Obama will nominate Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense Monday, the former Republican senator from Nebraska is receiving little love from either side of the aisle.
Could sequester punt push back a Hagel nomination?
Delay could affect how and when the transition to a new Defense Secretary takes place.
Panetta thanks Congress for kicking can on defense cuts
One of the few voices rising in praise of the congressional cliff deal that left alive the crises of sequestration and the debt ceiling is that of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.
Senators suggest more military resources could have saved SEALs in Benghazi
This comes the day before the Defense Department’s budget was scheduled to be slashed by more than $500 billion in a deficit-reduction maneuver known as sequestration.
Obama: No deal on defense cuts
Obama doubled down again on his refusal to countenance any alternative to sequestration that didn’t raise more revenue.
Schwarzkopf autobiography co-author recalls “soldier’s soldier”
Schwarzkopf ghostwriter Peter Petre recalls working with the late legendary general.
Rewind: An irreverent tribute to Schwarzkopf from SNL
Late comedy great Chris Farley does his impression of “The Bear.”