Tag Archives: Richard Lugar

Ashton Carter: Cooperative Threat Reduction Program Continues Through DTRA

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program then-Sens. Sam Nunn (D-Georgia) and Richard Lugar (R-Indiana) created in 1991 continues through the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, DoD News reported Monday. Cherly Pellerin writes Carter made the statement during an award ceremony in Washington to mark the 25th anniversary of …

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Childhood Obesity Poses Threat to National Security

A group of retired military officers claim that school lunches have been a factor in making young Americans so fat that fewer of them meet the military’s physical fitness standards, thus jeopardizing recruitment. According to a new report titled “Too Fat to Fight” released Tuesday, more than 9 million young …

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