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Governors oppose 'Gitmo' prisoner transfers

...inmates from Guantanamo Bay to their respective states.The Republican governors made their pledge in a letter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter as the Department of Defense mulls whether Fort Leavenworth or a naval facility in South Carolina could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-26/governors-oppose-gitmo-prisoner-tra
Emerging pro-Americanism

...in a long series of such people. ..."His policies have been publicly criticized by two of his own former Secretaries of Defense; by two retired four-star generals who served during his administration; and a retired four-star admiral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-06/emerging-pro-american
New commander this week for Army Corps of Engineers' Savannah District

...Military Academy where he was also an instructor and assistant professor. He recently completed a fellowship with the Secretary of Defense.The change-of-command ceremony begins at 10 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Savannah.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-15/new-commander-week-army-corp
More than 7 decades after Pearl Harbor, remains from USS Oklahoma could be ID'd with new tests

...Last month, however, the Department of Defense pulled rank and said the disinterments would proceed."The secretary of defense and I will work tirelessly to ensure your loved one's remains will be recovered, identified, and returned to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-24/more-7-decades-after-pearl-harbor-r
What Is It?

...Whiz Kids,' including Robert McNamara, were hired to help save Ford. Yes, the same McNamara who was to become secretary of defense during Vietnam."MARTINEZ: Leslie C. Rhodes: "I had a '50, the first car I owned. It was a yellow convertible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-22/what-it
Forgot Paris?

...hard to believe that collectively President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Attorney General Eric Holder ? who was actually in France that day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-13/forgot-paris
Hagel out as defense chief

...was the first enlisted military member to become secretary of defense. He served in the Vietnam War and received two...was the first enlisted military member to become secretary of defense. He was an Army infantry sergeant who risked his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-24/hegal-out-defense-chief
Class of '64: Annapolis produced admirals, CEOs - and this writer

...director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, deputy undersecretary of defense; and two as deputy assistant secretaries of defense.One served as chairman of the board of Georgia Tech Research Corporation, and another is currently a college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/class-64-annapol
4 honored at Jimmie Dyess Symposium

...Marine. After his retirement, he served as principal director of drug enforcement policy in the office of the secretary of defense. He served as deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for reserve affairs from 2001 to 2009. He also served as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-08/4-honored-jimmie-dyess-sympos
Another broken law

...all, one of his campaign promises.That's why lawmakers passed legislation in 2013 explicitly requiring the secretary of defense to notify Congress "not later than 30 days before the transfer or release" of any individual from the terrorist-detention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-28/another-broken-law