Topic: U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services
At a meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. John McCain called the Pentagon's study of repealing 'don't ask, don't tell' a political ploy.
09/21/2010 01:30 pm
Lady Gaga is in Maine Monday at a rally pushing to repeal the military's 'don't ask, don't tell' policy on gays in the military.
09/20/2010 02:51 pm
Security in the region involving North Korea is 'deteriorating dramatically,' Sen. John McCain said at a Senate hearing Thursday.
09/16/2010 07:16 pm
Pentagon officials have long talked of the July 2011 Afghanistan war drawdown date as being a soft deadline. Now, a NATO official suggests troops might simply be shifted around the country.
09/07/2010 06:41 pm
If we didn’t have the military to employ millions of Americans, the US unemployment rate would be over 11.5 percent today instead of 9.5 percent. Is having a massive military jobs program the best way to employ Americans?
08/13/2010 01:02 pm
Senate Armed Services Committee chairman Carl Levin, at a July 13 Monitor breakfast, discussed the state of the war in Afghanistan and the replacement of Gen. Stanley McChrystal.
08/13/2010 12:54 pm
The 92,000 documents about the Afghanistan war released by WikiLeaks Sunday generated more anger in Congress at WikiLeaks than at the war effort.
07/27/2010 09:10 am
The so-called Burris amendment would allow pregnant servicewomen to get abortions at US military facilities. A US Army soldier says this move, while well-intentioned, would end up hurting women.
07/21/2010 01:16 pm
Just back from a trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Sen. Levin tells reporters at a Monitor breakfast of significant progress in building up the Afghan Army. Strengthening Afghan forces is the "critical mission," the Democratic chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said.
07/13/2010 02:11 pm
Roadside bomb attacks in Afghanistan's volatile south and east killed three Afghan policemen and a British soldier, officials said Tuesday.
07/06/2010 12:55 pm