Washington, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today announced Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen will appear before the committee on Thursday to testify on military operations
On Wednesday, the Armed Services Committee will hear from the leaders of SOUTHCOM, NORTHCOM, and EUCOM for their respective budget requests.
Washington, D.C. (Permalink)—America’s senior military officer in Afghanistan yesterday told the House Armed Services Committee that the passage of a resolution mandating the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan would be viewed as a “victory” by al-Qaeda and the terrorist organization’s patron, the Taliban. General Petraeus, the commander of U.S.