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General George Casey: US Could Be At War For Another Decade

CBS News | Christine Delargy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

General George Casey, the Chief of Staff of the Army, said today the United States could face another "decade or so" of persistent conflict in Iraq an...

Jason Linkins

Alexios Marakis Assaulted: Greek Orthodox Priest Attacked By Marine Reservist In Fit Of Anti-Muslim Hysteria

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's not for nothing that General George Casey warned against an anti-Muslim backlash in the wake of the Fort Hood massacre. But a whole slew of chil...

Sam Stein

Army Chief Of Staff Worried About Anti-Muslim Backlash (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the horrific massacre at Ft. Hood, Army command is beginning to express concerns about a potential backlash against Muslim members of t...

Sam Stein

Army Launching Program To Train Soldiers To Combat Post-Traumatic Stress

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Faced with a growing number of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder cases in the armed forces, the U.S. Army will begin a program this summer to proactively...

Army Chief Casey: US Ready To Be In Iraq 10 Years

AP | TOM CURLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is prepared to leave fighting forces in Iraq for as long as a decade despite an agreement between the United States an...

Army Screws Up; Introduces Concept of "Taking Responsibility" to Government

Brandon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Friedman

The Army screwed up and then they did what leaders and professionals do: They stepped up and took responsibility. Imagine if the Bush administration ever had the guts to show such leadership.

AP: Govt Planning To Reduce Length Of Army Tours

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Bush administration plans to announce next week that U.S. soldiers' combat tours will be reduced from 15 months to 12 months in...

Casey: Obama's Shortages Claim Plausible

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Gen. George Casey, the Army's chief of staff, said Tuesday he has no reason to doubt Barack Obama's recent account by an Army capta...

Army Might Return To 12-Month Tours This Summer

Army Times | Lolita Baldor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top Army officer said Wednesday that the Army may begin moving to 12-month battlefield tours this summer, a shift seen as critical to reducing the...