The 300-page report assesses the military’s handling of sexual assault and makes more than 80 recommendations to prevent sexual assault and move sexual assault prosecutions outside the chain of command.
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On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations will hold a hearing on the Defense Department's strategy, policy and programs for countering weapons of mass destruction.
Tuesday’s House Armed Services Committee hearing previewed some problems that might emerge as a result of withdrawing from Afghanistan.
Pentagon leaders gravely erred in gaming the process to avoid a backlash from then-President Trump to promotions for two well-deserving female generals.
Lawfare is compiling a selection of executive actions taken by President Biden to implement his administration’s policies on federal service reforms.
On Tuesday, January 19, at 3:00 p.m., the Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Ret. Gen. Lloyd Austin III to be the next secretary of defense.
You can watch a livestream of the hearing here or below:
Congress shouldn’t wave through another recently retired general to serve as defense secretary. But if it does, it must turn this norm-breaking act into an opportunity to restore the United States’s commitment to civilian control of the military.
In this week’s episode, co-hosts Steve Vladeck and Bobby Chesney discuss and debate:
On Wednesday, September 30, at 12:00 p.m., the House Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing on U.S. defense posture changes in the European theater.