Pentagon spokesperson Geoge Little said President Obama will be consulting with Congress on military assistance and reviewing additional options.
The Pentagon has released details to Congress of its military options in Syria, warning that the intervention to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad could cost the US $1 billion a month.
Survivors of sexual assault in the military who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) are often misdiagnosed and have difficulty finding a mental health care provider.
McCain has been a strong supporter of military action in Syria and has accused the Obama administration of being inactive when it comes to taking a strong enough stance against President Bashar Assad and his supporters.
“Sequestration is a mindless, irresponsible process,” Hagel added. “You know it. I know it, and I’m hoping our leaders in Washington will get that and come to some policy resolution.”
“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.