“I see no reason that conservatives shouldn’t support this,” Paul said.
Camp Leatherneck is reportedly in direct violation of the military’s solid waste disposal regulations.
The letter was sent Wednesday in response to the committee’s questioning over how the Defense Department will be affected by budget cuts outlined in the 2011 Budget Control Act.
The report, which cites American and European officials, says that the possibility has become more likely following tensions amid President Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
The Pentagon has not taken sides in the Egyptian conflict.
The former Defense Secretary’s leak, whether intentional or accidental, merits review in light of the administration’s efforts to crack down on leakers.
Cartwright, widely known as one of the more tech savvy officials, allegedly gave the New York Times information about the Stuxnet computer virus.
Hagel also called on Russia to “do the right thing.”
The Defense Department “intends to make the same benefits available to all military spouses — regardless of sexual orientation — as soon as possible.
“Now they can serve openly, with full honor, integrity and respect,” he said. “This makes our military and our nation stronger, much stronger.”