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International defense officials meet in Washington to discuss ISIL

U.S. Military Officials says the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will convene a meeting of more than 20 foreign chiefs of defense this week in Washington to discuss the coalition efforts in the ongoing campaign against ISIL.

Tags: ISIL , Martin Dempsey , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Monday - 10/13/2014, 08:00pm EDT

General foresees end to grim rise in Army suicides

Tags: DoD , Army , suicides

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 11:58am EST

Army launches review of PTSD diagnoses

Army leaders are launching a sweeping, independent review of how the service evaluates soldiers with possible post-traumatic stress disorder following recent complaints that some PTSD diagnoses were improperly overturned.

Tags: Army , DoD , PTSD , Joseph Westphal , John McHugh

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 03:50am EDT

Panetta to Congress: Don't mess with my budget

Hours after a key House committee voted to give the Pentagon more money than it asked for in next year's budget, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said thanks, but no thanks. Panetta warned passing a $3 billion increase would set a showdown with the Senate and force sequestration to happen.

Tags: Congress , House Armed Services Committee , Buck McKeon , Leon Panetta , sequestration , DoD budget , Martin Dempsey , Joseph Dunford , budget , Jared Serbu

Friday - 05/11/2012, 05:20am EDT