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US special operations forces heading to Syria

...military officials have been signaling greater acceptance for the idea of such a deployment.Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the U.S. would do more to support moderate Syrian forces fighting IS.Last week, Dunford met with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-30/us-special-operations-forces
Army announces troop cuts, says they could expand

...operations of the department," Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. "It is managerially inefficient...McCain, the Arizona Republican who heads the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the cuts make no sense."Any conceivable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/army-announces-troop-cuts-says-they
Sen. Lindsey Graham get 2016 advice during first trip to Iowa

...activists, as part of his efforts to "test the waters" for a potential campaign.Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and a leading GOP voice on foreign policy, also spoke at an event organized by a former Iowa National Guard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/sen-lindsey-graham-get-2016-a
Kingston, Perdue in Augusta before Tuesday runoff

...and this country," Handel said.Kingston said his priorities in the Senate include getting a seat on the Senate Armed Services committee, preserving jobs at Aiken County's MOX nuclear waste disposal plant and otherwise "grow and expand and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-21/kingston-perdu
MOX facility at Savannah River Site could get funding for construction

...MOX by authorizing spending for the project's construction in the National Defense Authorization Act. The Senate Armed Services Committee last week increased funding for the plant by $145 million and directed the National Nuclear Security Administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-11/mox-facility-savannah-river-s
Nunn's father uninspiring

...uprising coast to coast. Then Sam said Congress never promised you that. Maybe not, but he was chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and he should have notified the Pentagon to cease making that promise. He knew the value of medical care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-25/nunns-father-uninspiring
McCain campaigns for Perdue

...obvious attempt to blunt Nunn's appeal to military supporters still loyal to her father who once chaired the Senate Armed Services Committee.McCain, who would become the chairman of the committee next year if Republicans gain a majority in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-10-16/mccain-campaigns-perdue
A lack of leadership

...warned this day was coming, and it is here," said U.S. Sen. James Inhofe, the ranking member on the Senate Armed Services Committee. "President Obama's attempt to seek peace through apologetic diplomacy while defunding and dismantling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-05/lack-leadership
Levin backs military leaders in prosecuting sex assaults

...efforts, this problem has persisted."However, Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan Democrat and chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is siding with military officials, supporting proposals that would bring reforms but keep prosecution within...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-17/levin-backs-military-leaders-pr
Pakistan hideout raises questions

...pine-forested hills less than 35 miles from the capital, Islamabad.Sen. Carl Levin, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said bin Laden's location meant Pakistan had "a lot of explaining to do.""I think this tells us once...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/osama-bin-laden/2011-05-03/pakistan-hideout-raises-
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