Showdown at JFCOM Hearings?

When top Defense Department officials testify before Senate and House panels this week about the closing of the Joint Forces Command, Virginia lawmakers hope the hearings will shed light on what they

Mattis Assumes Command of CENTCOM

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates yesterday presided over Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis’ assumption of command from Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John Allen, who had been acting commander since Army Gen.

Gates Releases Efficiencies Initiatives

In continuation of the Department of Defense’s strive toward financial efficiency, Secretary Robert M. Gates announced yesterday a series of legislative initiatives designed to reduce overhead, duplication and excess in DoD to