Members indicated support for delaying plan to shift resources and cut Guard personnel.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday defended his efforts on a host of foreign policy fronts against fierce criticism from Senate Republicans, who accused the administration of being at the brink of a series of historic failures.
“I think you’re about to hit the trifecta,” declared Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).
Senators John McCain and Kelly Ayotte used Tuesday's Armed Services Committee hearing to probe the Army Chief of Staff for statements on the airplane's value.
Russian troops amassed at Ukraine's border are part of “an invasion-ready force” threatening Ukraine, Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) saidTuesday.
Turner said NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe Gen. Philip Breedlove has identified almost 80,000 Russian troops that include armored ground vehicles, battle tanks, artillery systems, tactical rotary and fixed wing aircraft, and a “robust logistical support element” that included field hospitals.
A proposed plan would cut 19,000 soldiers and the Apache fleet from the Guard.
The Republican Jewish Coalition slammed Kerry for laying the blame on Israel.
If sequestration is not lifted by 2016, the Army will trim its active duty end strength.
The former CIA director implied that emotions were behind a Senate report.
The Pentagon is not rethinking its long-term defense strategy because of Russian aggression toward Ukraine, Defense Department officials told lawmakers Tuesday.
The attorney general pledged to bring additional proposals to Congress.