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South Carolina, Kansas governors warn administration they'll sue if Guantanamo detainees sent to their states

...especially when that action relates to importing terrorists into our states," Govs. Nikki Haley and Sam Brownback told Defense Secretary Ash Carter. "Please know that we will take any action within our power to make sure no Guantanamo Bay detainees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-25/south-carolina-kansas-governo
Rants & Raves

...department heads.ANOTHER DEFENSE secretary might be leaving for speaking the truth. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has announced that...president can't keep firing his defense secretaries just because they level with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-09/rants-raves
US special operations forces heading to Syria

...likely to come from within the region, and they may be supplemented later with commandos from outside the area.Defense Secretary Ash Carter hinted at the possible changes earlier this week, saying the U.S. was retooling its strategy in Iraq...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-30/us-special-operations-forces
Armed man stands guard near military recruiting offices

...safety and security of our nation," he said.In a statement Friday, Pen tagon press secretary Peter Cook said Defense Secretary Ash Carter is reviewing recommendations to make installations and recruiting stations safer."While we greatly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-27/armed-man-stands-guard-near-m
Military announces plan to lift transgender ban

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter has ordered a six-month study aimed at formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-15/military-announces-plan-li
Army announces troop cuts, says they could expand

...off its course toward modernization is more budget uncertainty."The unpredictability is killing us," he said.Defense Secretary Ash Carter agrees."We've been going one year at a time budgetarily now for several years straight, and it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/army-announces-troop-cuts-says-they
The will to fight

...administration finally has a strategy against ISIS: Blame Iraq!Vice President Joe Biden did some damage control after Defense Secretary Ash Carter's "lack of will" statement, calling Iraqi officials and lauding their efforts in the fight. But the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-01/will-fight
Chattanooga shooting prompts debate on arming military service recruiters

...accidental discharges and everything else that goes along with having weapons that are loaded that causes injuries."Defense Secretary Ash Carter late Friday asked the military services to determine if additional steps can be taken to ensure people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-17/chattanooga-shooting-promp
New Balance says military slow to deliver on promise to outfit recruits in US-made sneakers

...nita Duggan, the president and CEO of the American Apparel and Footwear Association, said in a recent letter to Defense Secretary Ash Carter that the "sluggish and drawn-out process" is preventing domestic shoemakers from hiring and retaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-03/new-balance-says-military-
Rants & Raves

...just not the malicious packaging. I BELIEVE THAT Defense Secretary Ashton Carter had it right when he said that the...battle scene. I wonder how long Carter will last as defense secretary? PRAISE OBAMA, we are finally not in a major war...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-04/rants-raves