Tag Archives: Secretary of Defense

In  our news roundup for Friday, September 21: On Sept. 11, President Barack Obama was joined by Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey during a ceremony at the Pentagon Memorial, to remember …
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Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) the Honorable Leon Panetta speaks to the crew of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) about their upcoming deployment. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is scheduled to get underway at …
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In  our news roundup for Friday, August 10: Last week Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visited countries in Northern Africa and the Middle East to discuss regional security issues including the Syrian conflict and the Iranian nuclear program. Japanese Defense Minister …
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The Korean War, which began June 25, 1950, with the North Korean army’s invasion of South Korea, officially ended July 27, 1953 – a day now officially recognized as Armistice Day.  The signing marked the end of the longest negotiated armistice …
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Military aircraft aiding firefighting efforts in the western United States have resumed operations. This comes after the aircraft were put on operational hold following a crash of a North Carolina Air National Guard C-130 in South Dakota. The crash killed …
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