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Topic - Leon Panetta
Remember sequester cuts? In all the brouhaha on Capitol Hill about the fate of Obamacare, the fate of the budget and continuing resolutions and the fate of government’s day-to-day operations, the fallout from mandated cost-cuts has fallen under the radar – but former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta raised the specter on Sunday.
Former Defense Secretary and Central Intelligence Agency director Leon Panetta scored a book deal to write a personal account of his public and private life, his publisher, Penguin Press, announced on Thursday.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is canceling the creation of a new military medal for drone and cyber warriors, and instead wants military leaders to develop a special pin or device that would be attached to already existing medals or ribbons.
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta issued some words of caution for the United States, advising that North Korea's bullish attitude was something to watch, not dismiss.
Bored with classes? Carnegie Mellon University and one of the government's top spy agencies want to interest high school students in a game of computer hacking.
You should ensure to also advise writers like Genevieve that Medicare cannot be billed for VA health care; and neither can most Medicare supplements, such as TRICARE for Life. Exception: The only situation where Medicare can be billed is quite rare. That would be when VA refers the patient to a private non-VA provider. Only then can Medicare be billed for residuals not covered by the VA.
The military has stopped production of a new medal for remote warfare troops _ drone operators and cyber warfighters _ as it considers complaints from veterans and lawmakers over the award, the Pentagon announced Tuesday.
The military has stopped production of a new medal for remote warfare troops _ drone operators and cyber warfighters _ as it considers complaints from veterans and lawmakers over the award, which was ranked higher than traditional combat medals like the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
U.S. Africa Command will get a new Marine Corps rapid response force as part of a plan to beef up its crisis response capabilities.
Russian nuclear forces conducted a major exercise last month that tested the transport of both strategic and tactical nuclear weapons near Europe, according to United States officials.
I haven’t had the privilege of serving in America’s Armed Forces, and I have never been in a combat zone. But I have seen the horrors of war, and I hate that our commander-in-chief is asking American’s women to make horrible personal sacrifices to appease one of his political constituencies.
A deeply divided Senate moved toward a vote Tuesday on President Barack Obama's contentious choice of Chuck Hagel to head the Defense Department, with the former Republican senator on track to win confirmation after a protracted political fight.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reportedly told his German counterpart that the United States would leave between 8,000 and 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014, when combat missions have ended. But Mr. Panetta is disputing that account of his meeting with the defense minister, Thomas de Maiziere, according to a report by The Associated Press.
President Obama made no phone calls the night of the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, the White House said in a letter to Congress released Thursday.
"I think our readiness has been badly damaged. We've got 12 combat squadrons that have been grounded. Half of the Air Force is not combat-ready. We've got ships that are not being deployed. We've got training rotations that have been canceled. We've got 800,000 federal employees that have been furloughed under sequester and that are now taking a hit on the shutdown," he said.
America's military "readiness has been badly damaged" by sequester cuts, he said, on "Meet the Press" on NBC.