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U.S. Forces Korea Nominee: North Korea is 'Moving in the Wrong Direction'

U.S. Forces Korea Nominee: North Korea is ‘Moving in the Wrong Direction’

North Korean Infantry parade in Pyongyang. Korean Central News Agency Photo

North Korean Infantry parade in Pyongyang. Korean Central News Agency Photo

North Korea is “moving in the wrong direction” with its escalating approach to crisis on the peninsula and in the region while voicing threats of nuclear attack on the United States and its allies and partners, the Army four-star general nominated to take command of U.S. forces in Korea told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. Read More

VCNO Michelle Howard: Navy Paying Down Readiness Debt Slower Than it Would Like

VCNO Michelle Howard: Navy Paying Down Readiness Debt Slower Than it Would Like

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard speaks to students and faculty at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) in 2015. US Army Photo

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard speaks to students and faculty at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) in 2015. US Army Photo

What it came down to for senior service leaders in a Senate Armed Services Readiness and Management Support subcommittee hearing was having more missions than money, and what resources had to be moved around to pay for current operations. Read More