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Douglas Robb to Head New Defense Health Agency

Air Force Maj. Gen. Douglas Robb, former Joint Chiefs staff surgeon, has been appointed to lead the Defense Health Agency that will start operating Oct. 1, Marine Corps Times reported Wednesday. Patricia Kime writes the new agency will manage health care services such as the Tricare program, pharmacy services, medical …

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Senate Confirms Dempsey for Joint Chiefs Post

The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm Gen. Martin Dempsey as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Dempsey, currently the Army’s chief of staff, will succeed current chairman Adm. Mike Mullen. Mullen is retiring when his term ends Sept. 30. Army Times reports the Senate also confirmed Navy …

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Mullen: U.S. Troops in Iraq Need Immunity to Stay

American troops deployed in Iraq must have immunity from prosecution if they are to stay there beyond the end of the year, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday. The AP reports Adm. Mike Mullen and other U.S. officials have been pushing the Iraqi government to decide …

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