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My Turn: Congress should have a say in US-Iran nuclear weapons deal They sensed what former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger recently put into words during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing: "The United States has not faced a more diverse and complex array of crises since the end of the Second...
Reinbold: 'I'm hoping my colleagues respect my decision'

...chairmanships, a bigger pot of money to spend, a better office and more staff. Reinbold is the co-chair of the joint Armed Services committee and vice chair of the House Education committee.She said Friday in her office that she's optimistic about...
Reinbold booted from caucus

...R-Anchorage, getting bumped up to vice chair of the committee.Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, became Joint Armed Services committee co-chair. Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River, was moved onto the committee to take LeDoux's spot.Rules...
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A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...President Barack Obama's national security policies.McCain would be on tap to serve as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee if the GOP wrests majority control from the Democrats in next month's midterm elections. The senator who lost...
House panel OKs $601 billion defense bill

...and approved a $601 billion defense bill that spares ships, planes and benefits.On a unanimous vote, the Armed Services Committee backed the legislation that authorizes overall spending for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. The blueprint...
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My Turn: Veterans care is improving in Alaska

...improvements to the VA in Alaska, but he should be.Republican Congressman Jeff Miller is chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. He has called on Outside groups like Karl Rove's American Crossroads to stop politicizing the VA. I agree...
Obama: No tolerance for sexual assault

...D-Mich., told Air Force officials at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Tuesday that "while under our legal...Air Force's chief of staff, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he and Air Force Secretary Michael Donley...
House committee passes bill to address military sexual assaults Wednesday

...assault cases.The bill passed by the House Armed Services Committee also requires that anyone found guilty of a sex-related...defense policy bill that the Republican-led Armed Services Committee pulled together during a daylong session. The...
Congress rethinks 9/11 law on military force

...and low-intensity conflict, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that for the war against al-Qaida, the Taliban...said.Several senators, including McCain, Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., Lindsey Graham...
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Study recommends F-16 transfer from Fairbanks

...There's no appetite in (2014 or 2015) for any BRAC (military base closure) by both the majority members of the Armed Services Committee as well as several key players in the minority, including the ranking member," he said.The Air Force estimates...


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