A former Marine officer and Iraq War veteran now serving in Congress said the secretary of the Navy insulted the Marine Corps with his comments dismissing its study on women in combat operations.
Days before his retirement, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno is emphasizing the need for the United States to continue its campaign against the Islamic State in the Middle East, describing the current U.S. position against the terrorist organization as a “stalemate.”
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) on Monday expressed confidence that the Senate will get the 60 votes it needs to reject the Iran nuclear agreement.
Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain (R., Ariz.), said the declining size of active duty Marines will struggle as they confront new threats due to decreases in military spending during a nomination hearing on Thursday Morning.
Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) slammed the nuclear agreement reached by Iran and world powers Tuesday, labeling it a “bad deal” that is “built far too much on hope.”
President Obama’s strategy against the Islamic State terror group came under harsh criticism from senators on Tuesday who said the United States is losing the war by not doing more to attack the group.