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In “This Week in the DoD” for Nov. 18: New agreements between the U.S. and countries in the Asia-Pacific region will mean an increased military presence in Southeast Asia, including a Marine detachment in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Congress has …
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In the “This Week in the DoD” podcast for September 16: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen told the Senate Armed Services Committee that budget cuts need to be made …
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In This Week in the DoD for Sept. 2: U.S. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, who commanded NATO forces in Afghanistan, Multinational Forces-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, the 101st Airborne and more throughout his nearly 40-year career in uniform, has retired …
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By Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the United States deals with its fiscal challenges, President Barack Obama emphasized today that it won’t do so at the cost of its military and won’t “balance the budget …
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By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – In his clearest statement on the subject to date, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today that if the military retirement system changes, it will not affect serving service …
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