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Jury selection begins today for a Marine Staff sergeant accused in the 2005 killings of 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha, the last person to be tried in a case that became a lightning rod for critics of the war.
President Barack Obama will make a rare appearance at the Pentagon on Thursday when top defense leaders unveil an overarching strategy that will dictate the makeup of the military throughout the next decade.
Top-performing Sailors will see more opportunities to convert, reenlist, and advance as a result of the use of force management tools such as the Enlisted Retention Board and Perform-to-Serve, Navy leaders say.
As of Tuesday, the biography of the current chief of the National Guard Bureau, Air Force Gen. Craig McKinley, is posted on the Joint Chiefs website, alongside bios for the other military service chiefs.
Defense Secretary Panetta is set to reveal his plan to chop $450 billion from the Pentagon's budget. It won't be pretty for the Air Force, which is poised to lose hundreds of planes and thousands of airmen.