Commissioners Discuss Report on Recommendations for Army’s Future

By Jim Garamone, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2016 — Three members of a commission on the Army’s future shared their findings with defense reporters here last week. Retired Army Gen. Carter F. Ham, the commission’s co-chairman, was joined Jan. 29 by Robert F. Hale and Kathleen H. Hicks at a Defense Writers’ Group breakfast to discuss the report they submitted to Congress.

Carter Hosts Australian Prime Minister For Defense Cooperation Talks

Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center right, and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, right, discuss defense cooperation at Pentagon on Jan. 18, 2016. DoD photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Clydell Kinchen" - DoD News, Defense Media Activity - WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2016 - Carter and Turnbull discussed recent developments in Iraq and Syria, and the need to continue close collaboration...

Admiral Tidd Takes Command of SOUTHCOM

By Lisa Ferdinando, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2016 — Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd took command of U.S. Southern Command during a ceremony at Southcom’s headquarters here today, succeeding Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly, who is retiring after four decades of service. Defense Secretary Carter and Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs presided.

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