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Testimonies

Testimonies are official statements of the Department of Defense. The last 30 Testimonies issued are listed below.

09/10/2013:   Statement on Syria before the House Armed Services Committee
09/03/2013:   Statement on Syria before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
06/11/2013:   Opening Summary -- SAC-D (Budget Request)
04/17/2013:   Statement on Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee
04/16/2013:   Opening Summary -- HAC-D (Budget Request)
02/07/2013:   Statement on the Attacks on the US Facilities in Benghazi, Libya before the Senate Armed Services Committee
07/25/2012:   Submitted Statement on DOD-VA Collaboration before the House Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committees
07/25/2012:   Spoken Statement on DOD-VA Collaboration before the House Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Committees
05/23/2012:   Spoken Statement on Law of the Sea Convention before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
04/19/2012:   Statement on Syria before the House Armed Services Committee
03/07/2012:   Statement on Syria before the Senate Armed Services Committee
02/28/2012:   Opening Summary -- Senate Budget Committee (Budget Request)
02/28/2012:   Submitted Statement -- Senate Budget Committee (Budget Request)
02/14/2012:   Submitted Statement -- Senate Armed Services Committee (Budget Request)
10/13/2011:   Testimony before the House Armed Services Committee
05/18/2011:   Submitted Statement on VA/DoD Collaboration Before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
03/31/2011:   Statement on Libya -- House Armed Services Committee
03/17/2011:   Statement Before the House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Detainees
03/02/2011:   Opening Summary -- House Appropriations Committee - Defense (Budget Request)
02/16/2011:   Opening Summary -- House Armed Services Committee (Budget Request)
12/02/2010:   Senate Armed Services Committee - Opening Statement on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
06/17/2010:   Senate Armed Services Committee - New START Treaty
06/16/2010:   Senate Appropriations Committee - Defense Opening Statement
12/03/2009:   Statement on Afghanistan to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
12/02/2009:   Statement on Afghanistan to the Senate Armed Services Committee
11/11/2009:   Veteran's Day Message
05/13/2009:   Submitted Statement on the FY 2010 Budget to the House Armed Services Committee
05/13/2009:   Opening Statement on the FY 2010 Budget to the House Armed Services Committee
04/30/2009:   Opening Statement on the FY 2009 Supplemental Request to the Senate Appropriations Committee
04/06/2009:   Defense Budget Recommendation Statement (Arlington, VA)

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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak hold a press conference at the Pentagon, April 17, 2014, after meeting to discuss issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at the Five Star Veterans Center in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Battaglia met with state and city officials, business leaders, transitioning homeless veterans and staff members during his visit to the center.   DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, cheer on participants in the seventh annual Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride, on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, D.C., April 17, 2014.  White House photo by Chuck Kennedy
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
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