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Army announces troop reductions

...operations of the department," Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. "It is managerially inefficient...McCain, the Arizona Republican who heads the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the cuts make no sense."Any conceivable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-10/army-announces-troop-reductions
State
Army cuts could grow if budget impasse persists

...several years straight, and it's extremely disruptive to the operations of the department," Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. "It is managerially inefficient, because we're in this herky-jerky process."It may not...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-09/army-cuts-could-grow-if-budget-impasse-
State
Army to slash Fort Richardson brigade by 2,600

...geostrategic importance of Alaska's troops to our national security. Since day one, I have worked on the Senate Armed Services Committee to call attention to Russia's increasingly aggressive military buildup in the Arctic."And as I'm sure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-10/army-slash-fort-richardson-brigade-2600
State
Senators quiz chiefs, criticize IS fight

...moderate Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants."That is a small class," Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee. "This is the number that got through a very vigorous vetting and selection process that we have...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-08/senators-quiz-chiefs-criticize-fight
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Obama picks Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman

...peace in both countries and throughout the region," said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. He promised prompt consideration by the committee."'Fighting Joe' earned his nickname by being an unflappable...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-06/obama-picks-marine-general-joint-chie
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My Turn: Sen. Dan Sullivan explains his views on the Iran deal and why

...Abizaid's 2006 Senate testimony in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee, claiming that the general said that he had...office in January 2015 and is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Sen. Sullivan is a former U.S. Assistant...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-23/my-turn-sen-dan-sullivan-explains-his
Opinion
Afghan soldier kills one U.S. soldier, wounds two

...February, U.S. Gen. John F. Campbell, the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the U.S.-led coalition continues to "implement mitigations to avoid patterns and prevent complacency...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-09/afghan-soldier-kills-one-us-soldier-w
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My Turn: Congress should have a say in US-Iran nuclear weapons deal

...our country. 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/my-turn-congress-should-have-say-us-i
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/republican-senate-means-changing-chairm
State
Senate women unite in fighting sexual assault

...effort to address the long-neglected issue.First-term Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said Tuesday it was an issue "that the women of the Senate have really, I think, driven," not necessarily...

http://juneauempire.com/donna-cassata/2013-11-20/senate-women-unite-fighting-sex

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