725Jan 14, 2009
Veterans Affairs Secretary Nomination Hearing
General Eric Shinseki testified about his nomination as secretary of Veterans Affairs. Among the topics he addressed were the quality of medical care for veterans, long waits to process claims, ...
157Dec 7, 2008
Obama Veterans Affairs Secretary Announcement
President-Elect Obama announced his selection of Retired General Eric Shinseki, former Army chief o staff, as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Following the announcement and ...
35Apr 16, 2004
National Security Challenges
General Shinseki talked about security challenges faced by peace-keeping forces and means of facilitating government building following periods of war. He talked about his experiences following ...
50Feb 25, 2003
Fiscal Year 2004 Defense Budget
Military chiefs testified about defense posture and budget requests for fiscal year 2004. Among the topics they addressed were military acquisition programs, overseas deployment, efforts to combat ...
109May 16, 2002
Crusader Artillery System
Witnesses testified about the decision to cancel the development of the Crusader mobile howitzer system and the transformation of the U.S. military to meet the needs of future combat ...
50Mar 7, 2002
Future of the U.S. Military
Military chiefs testified about funding requests for military operations, research and development, and future programs. Among the topics they addressed were military operations in Afghanistan, ...
13Nov 15, 2001
Military as the Foundation for National Security
General myers talked about the role and mission of the U.S. military as well as the place of military force in international efforts to combat terrorism.
22Sep 14, 2001
Pentagon Attack Victims Assessment
U.S. Army officials talked with reporters about Army personnel who were killed in the September 11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon.
65Jul 10, 2001
Department of Defense Authorization
Service secretaries and military chiefs testified about funding needs in the Department of Defense. Among the topics they addressed were improving military infrastructure, financial management ...
41May 2, 2001
Military Procurement Policies
Witnesses testified about Defense Department procurement policies and recent decisions to purchase Army berets from foreign sources. At issue was whether small businesses in the U.S. should be ...
32Sep 27, 2000
State of the Armed Services
Military chiefs testified about the current state of training and readiness in the Armed Forces, and future military requirements. Among the issues they addressed were the toll of increased ...
45Jul 21, 2000
Military officials expressed regret at the brutal murder of Barry Winchell, a gay soldier in Kentucky.
They briefed reporters on an ongoing investigation into the command climate of the ...
43May 23, 2000
Strategic Nuclear Force Requirements
Military officials testified about potential strategic arms reduction agreements between the U.S. and Russia. Among the issues they addressed were the strategic implications of such action, ...
25Apr 25, 2000
Overview of Army Operations
Senators heard testimony on the operations on the U.S. Army. Among the issues discussed were U.S. Army policy and ventures the army is currently undertaking. Witnesses also responded to ...
57Oct 26, 1999
General Status of U.S. Armed Forces
Service chiefs testified about the readiness and strength of the U.S. military. Among the issues they addressed were military pay and retention rates, the effects of military and peacekeeping ...
56Jun 8, 1999
Military Confirmation Hearing
General Jones testified about his nomination for the position of
Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corp. General Shineski testified about
his nomination for the position of Chief of Staff ...