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July 4 WH Ceremony Grants Citizenship to 25 Service Members
Twenty-five members of the military are taking the citizenship oath in the presence of their commander-in-chief in a rare Independence Day ceremony today in the White House East Room. They are all active duty, just a handful of the estimated 29,000 foreigners now wearing a...
Gen. John M. Shalikashvili , Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , Dies
Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, who was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1993 to 1997 under President Bill Clinton, died at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington today. He was 75. Shalikashvili, who was better known by his nickname, General Shali, died from complications following a stroke.
School Lunches Are a Threat to National Security, Retired Officials Say
Unhealthy school lunches pose a threat to national security , according to a group of retired military leaders. Leaving 27 percent of young adults "too fat to fight," childhood obesity is jeopardizing military recruitment, according to a report released Tuesday by the non-profit group Mission:
Today on 'This Week'
Today on "This Week" Gen. Jim Jones appeared in his first television interview since becoming President Barack Obama's national security adviser.
Transcript: Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen
ABC'S "THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS" MAY 24, 2009 SPEAKERS: GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, HOST ADM. MIKE MULLEN (USN), CHAIRMAN, JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) STEPHANOPOULOS (voice-over): Good morning, and welcome to THIS WEEK. On this Memorial Day weekend, our exclusive headliner, the
Transcript: National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
Exclusive First Interview with President Barack Obama's National Security Adviser
Foes Protest 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Twelve thousand miniature flags are fluttering on the National Mall through today to represent the men and women discharged from the military since Bill Clinton in 1993 signed off on the "don't ask, don't tell" compromise -- a policy that requires gays and lesbians conceal their sexual orientation
Don't Ask, Don't Debate: Pentagon Calls for Silence on Gays
A public debate over allowing gays to serve in the military hurts the U.S. War on Terror, a top Pentagon official has asserted. "The Global War on Terrorism is far-reaching and unrelenting," wrote David S. C. Chu, Defense Undersecretary for Personnel and Readiness, in a recent letter . "A national