Topic: U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff
General McChrystal and President Obama have concluded their meeting. Fate of McChrystal, however, is not known.
06/23/2010 01:40 pm
North Korea vowed a military response if the UN Security Council reprimands it for the sinking of the South Korean Navy's ship Cheonan. Fiery rhetoric from Pyongyang is common, but comes at a particularly tense time.
06/16/2010 09:50 am
Gen. David Petraeus slumped over onto a table during a Senate hearing Tuesday morning in Washington. After a few seconds, the general leading the US efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan revived and left the room under his own power.
06/15/2010 12:31 pm
The BP oil spill relief effort lacks a clear command-and-control structure, senators said at a hearing Friday. Some suggest that greater Pentagon involvement would help.
06/10/2010 04:46 pm
Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he is worried by Beijing's 'heavy investments' in the sea and air capabilities of the China military and its rejection of military contacts with the US.
06/10/2010 09:12 am
Crisis experts say: Take gaffe-prone CEO Tony Hayward off the air. Lay out a concrete plan to help devastated communities. Bring trusted figures like Warren Buffett or Colin Powell to the discussion.
06/08/2010 08:56 pm
Dorine Kenney started the Jacob's Light Foundation after her son was killed. The charity helps keep soldiers serving in harm's way stocked with supplies and warm wishes from home.
05/29/2010 10:28 am
The US Congress could vote as early as Thursday on repealing the government's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' ban on gays serving in the military.
05/27/2010 10:14 am
It appears as if Democrats will rally enough votes in the House to pass a repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell.' The situation in the Senate is less clear, though the bill seems set to get through committee.
05/26/2010 02:48 pm
President Obama and Defense Secretary Robert Gates wanted to move forward with a repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' more slowly. But Congress is pressing for a vote this week.
05/25/2010 04:50 pm