746Mar 5, 2013
Defense Authorization for Central Command and Special Operations
Central and Special Operations Commands leaders testified on funding for 2014 military programs. General James Mattis, the head of military operations in the Middle East and Central Asia, said ...
820Mar 6, 2012
U.S. Military Operations in the Middle East
Witnesses testified on the U.S. Central and Special Operations Command fiscal year 2013 budget. They focused on political unrest and violence in Syria, Iran’s nuclear program and ...
539Feb 23, 2012
U.S. Central Command General James Mattis
General James Mattis spoke at the 2012 Ottawa Conference on Defense and Security. He discussed the role of allied forces.
600Nov 5, 2011
General James Mattis Remarks to American Veterans Center Conference
General James Mattis, commander of the U.S. Central Command, gave the keynote address at the American Veterans Center Conference. He talked about the qualities of a good leader, the ...
723Aug 25, 2011
Persian Gulf and Middle East Security Issues
General Mattis spoke about U.S. national security interests and challenges to national security in the Middle East. Among the topics he addressed were plans for troop withdrawals from Iraq and ...
241Mar 3, 2011
Defense Department Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request
The commanders of U.S. Central Command and Special Operations testified before the House Armed Services Committee on the proposed fiscal year 2012 budget for military operation of the Department of ...
558Mar 1, 2011
Central Command and Special Operations Budget
Military leaders testified about U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as about conflict between government and anti-government forces in Libya. They said any effort to ...
483Jul 27, 2010
U.S. Central Command Nomination
The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the pending nomination of Marine Corps General James Mattis for reappointment to the grade of general and to be commander, U.S. Central ...
534Mar 9, 2010
Fiscal Year 2011 Defense Authorization
Witnesses testified about the fiscal 2011 budget request for the Department of Defense and armed services, focusing on budgets for the U.S. African and European Commands and U.S. Joint ...
92Aug 18, 2005
Transformation of the U.S. Marine Corps
Panelists participated in a forum on the future of the U.S. Marine Corps. In their remarks they focused on military transformation efforts in response to the Department of Defense’s ...
135May 5, 2005
Armored Vehicles Status
The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on retrofitting armored vehicles to protect against Improvised Explosive Devices (IED’s). Witnesses, consisting of military program directors, ...
85Sep 9, 2003
U.S. Military Operations
Officials testified about worldwide military deployments and obligations, concentrating on funding requests for security and reconstruction efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Committee members ...
109Jul 29, 2003
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Military personnel in the audience questioned the panel of Marine Corps officers regarding military operations in Iraq. This question and answer session followed a panel discussion on the ...