The proposal will face pushback from other senators and the House.
Lawmakers are split over a plan to give the Pentagon control over nation’s drone program.
The House Armed Services Committee is seeking major changes to military compensation.
Adm. Jonathan Greenert said the Navy's ability to win a war at sea would be at risk.
I support increased flexibility in the pace of drawdown of our troops," said Smith.
"I want to make sure we've thought everything through and that we have a plan that leads to success...
Ignoring the need for a strong military and a sensible foreign policy is not an option.
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McKeon said problems at the VA had "grown beyond what this nation can bear."
VA chief Eric Shinseki says he will let more vets obtain health care at private hospitals.
Denham filed a measure to give illegal immigrants in the military green cards.
Sen. Lindsey Graham also backs the retirement system change.
He also said other recommended reforms needed more study.
The launch comes on the 12th anniversary of the Iraq War.
"The steady persistence of this problem demonstrates the need for more action."
"It may be cheaper and safer, but without broader efforts it is like mowing the grass in the jungle...
Shift spending from military hardware to developing experts in languages and culture.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said “climate change presents security issues” for the U.S., but that...
Paul Rieckhoff has built a small army of dedicated veterans.
The group wants individuals with combat experience to run the agency.
“I believe people want to see accountability,” Rep. Jeff Miller said.
An amendment would require mental health assessments for all servicemembers.
Retired U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Norbert R. Ryan Jr. is photographed receiving the Military Hero Award.