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A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is the highest-ranking U.S. military officer ever court-martialed for sexual crimes, will retire as a lieutenant colonel.
Reports of sexual assaults in the military increased by an unprecedented 46 percent during the last fiscal year, the Pentagon said Thursday.
Senators who nearly buried Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel found reasons to praise him on Wednesday.
A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation’s defense secretary.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Tuesday Chuck Hagel “seems clueless” on U.S. policy toward Iran and he urged the Obama administration to reconsider its defense secretary nominee.
Perry’s comments put him at odds with Sen. John McCain, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, who said the images could damage the war effort.