Home / Search Results for: martin dempsey

Search Results for: martin dempsey

Martin Dempsey: US Security Strategy Change Needed If FY 2016 Sequester Falls

U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey has warned against another round of sequestration as he advocated for President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget request before a Senate subcommittee, DoD News reported Wednesday. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told members of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee that cuts to the Defense …

Read More »

Ashton Carter, Martin Dempsey Ask Senate Panel for Help to End Sequester

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey visited Capitol Hill this week to discuss the potential impact of sequestration on U.S. military readiness with Senate lawmakers, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Carter endorsed President Barack Obama’s request for a higher defense budget for fiscal 2016 …

Read More »

Gen. Martin Dempsey: US Still Lacking in Cyber-Risk Safeguards

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thinks U.S. government, military and private organizations have not done enough to prevent cyber attacks, DoD News reported Wednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Dempsey said he is worried enemies will exploit security weaknesses in critical infrastructure run by civilian operators. …

Read More »

Gen. Martin Dempsey: US Eyes ‘Indirect’ Action Against Security Threats

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey has discussed the U.S. military’s actions to address security issues that have emerged over the past years in different locations around the world in an interview with Fox News aired Sunday. Dempsey told anchor Chris Wallace that the U.S. is working to adapt its military strategies to counter terrorist, nuclear, cyber …

Read More »