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...permanent headquarters of the United Nations.In 1950, President Harry S. Truman named Gen. Douglas MacArthur commander-in-chief of United Nations forces in Korea. (Truman ended up sacking MacArthur for insubordination nine months later...
My Turn: Sexual assault charges always merit rapid response on the line to change the growing culture of abuse and tolerance of abuse in the Guard. Sean Parnell is the "commander in chief" of the Alaska National Guard. Alaska Statute 26.05.170 states: "The governor's command is exercised through...
Navy sinks Army 34-7

...went to, I have a kid that has a chance to break a record that's hard to come by."Navy (8-4) won the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy for the second consecutive season and ninth time in 11 years. The trophy is awarded to the service...
Government shutdown puts service academy sports on hold

...other every year since 1972. Saturday's game, which is sold out, is part of the series that determines the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy, awarded annually to the service academy with the best record in games involving Army, Navy and Air...
President Obama makes case to stay on the job

...daring raid on his Pakistani hideout by U.S. special operations forces a?" on a mission approved by the current commander in chief.The hall was filled to capacity long before Obama stepped to the podium, and officials shut off the entrances...
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Haines man selected to participate in Presidential Inaugural Parade

...Marines, sailors, airmen and Coast Guardsmen continues to honor our commander in chief, recognize civilian control of the armed forces and celebrate democracy...traditional event demonstrates our military's support to the nation's commander in chief
Balanced budgets: Common sense or science fiction?

...requirement to balance the budget, it's unlikely that the GOP-controlled Congress would have opposed the nation's Commander-in-Chief, especially since he was riding a wave of popularity at the time.It's also true that in 2002 few in Congress...
Red line? US says Syria used poison

...leadership, was asked what should be done about Assad crossing the "red line." He said, "That's up to the commander in chief, but something has to be done."And Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said, "I think it's pretty obvious that...
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Congress rethinks 9/11 law on military force

...President George W. Bush the authority to launch the invasion of Afghanistan and target al-Qaida, saying the commander in chief has the authority to attack "nations, organizations or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed or...
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Military looks to place quick forces after Libya

...Barack Obama on that fateful day and his level of involvement, suggesting that after the initial conversation the commander in chief was disengaged as Americans died.Panetta said he and Dempsey were meeting with Obama when they first learned of...
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