The report praises the Afghan security forces but also warns of potential security threats when international support is expected to end at the end of the year.
Since the last Quarterly report was issued January 30th of this year, $31 billion has been spent by the U.S. in efforts to rebuild Afghanistan.
In a letter sent to Secretary Hagel earlier this month, lawmakers said “African American women have often been required to meet unreasonable norms as it relates to acceptable standards of grooming in the workplace.”
Former Commanding Officer of the Blue Angels, the Navy’s acrobatic fighter squadron, Capt. Gregory McWherter has since been reassigned.
Pentagon officials claim the base was operated by Libyan personnel, not by U.S. forces in secret.
This is a relaxation of a partial suspension of aid imposed by the US government after Egypt’s military ousted President Mohamed Mursi cracked down violently on protesters.
While in Mexico, Hagel will attend the second US-Canada-Mexico North American Defense Ministerial conference to meet with the other defense leaders.
The additional demonstrations included a cyberwarfare program, a direct close air support system that can be utilized via mobile technology, and advancements to the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM)
The troops will be stationed in four countries in efforts to show support to U.S. allies in the region following Russian aggression in Ukraine.