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Ospreys Delivered to Marine Presidential Helicopter Squadron

Ospreys Delivered to Marine Presidential Helicopter Squadron

The helicopter squadron responsible for carrying the President of the United States and his staff, Marine Helicopter Squadron One, received its first of 12 MV-22 Ospreys to be assigned to its fleet, April 5, at Marine Corps Base Quantico in […]


Magazine Ban of 2013

Magazine Ban of 2013

Magazine Ban of 2013

The House Democrats are submitting a bill in the next few days to Congress to ban any magazine over 10 rounds in capacity. We mu…


Gates Will Present President with Cost-cutting Options

Gates Will Present President with Cost-cutting Options

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is “a leader when it comes to fiscal responsibility” and will provide President Barack Obama with options — along with the pros and cons of each — to make additional defense cuts, the assistant secretary […]


President Signs Defense Authorization Act

President Signs Defense Authorization Act

Noting his objection to two of its provisions, President Barack Obama signed the fiscal 2011 defense authorization act into law Jan. 7. The Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 is named for former U.S. Rep. Ike […]


President Authorizes US Joint Forces Command Closing

President Authorizes US Joint Forces Command Closing

President Barack Obama issued an official memorandum yesterday authorizing Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to dissolve U.S. Joint Forces Command. “I hereby accept the recommendations of the secretary of defense and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and approve […]


President signed improvements to Post-9/11 GI Bill

President signed improvements to Post-9/11 GI Bill

To bring the educational benefits of the Post-9/11 GI Bill closer to more veterans and service members, President Obama signed legislation Jan. 4 that streamlines the 18 month-old education program administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. “Since the first […]


Former Presidential Helicopter Redelivered to the Egyptian Government

Former Presidential Helicopter Redelivered to the Egyptian Government

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER: The Presidential helicopter presented by former President Richard Nixon to Egypt’s President Anwar Sadat in 1974 has been redelivered to the Egyptian government in a ceremony held May 14 at Clayton International in Peachtree, […]


CAGW Advises Congress Not to Ground Presidential Helicopter

CAGW Advises Congress Not to Ground Presidential Helicopter

WASHINGTON: Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), the nation’s premier taxpayer watchdog organization, today expressed support for the continuation of the VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Program. President Obama included the program on the list of program terminations and reductions to the fiscal […]


Obama Praises US Military Rescue of Maersk-Alabama Captain

Obama Praises US Military Rescue of Maersk-Alabama Captain

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama praised the U.S. military’s rescue of the kidnapped captain of the Maersk-Alabama cargo ship on the waters off the coast of Somalia April 12. U.S. naval forces freed Capt. Richard Phillips five days after Somali pirates […]


 
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