Gen. Pace to join Finmeccanica

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Italian defense company Finmeccanica announced former Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace will advise the company on defense contracts.

Six receive Medals of Freedom

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- Two doctors, a general, a judge, a university president and the family of a Holocaust survivor-turned-U.S. congressman received U.S. Medals of Freedom Thursday.

Medal of Freedom recipients announced

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The White House announced Wednesday the six Americans U.S. President George W. Bush will honor with the Presidential Medal of Freedom next week.

Interview: Gen. Peter Pace

Former U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Peter Pace recently accepted a position as president and chief executive officer of SM&A Strategic Advisors Inc.
STEVEN DAVY, UPI Correspondent

In ceremony, Pace hands over chairmanship

FORT MYER, Va., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- In a farewell ceremony in Virginia for retired Marine Gen. Peter Pace, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff called for reasoned discourse.

Adm. Mullen takes over as JCS chairman

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- President George Bush welcomed Adm. Mike Mullen as chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff at a ceremony Monday at Fort Myers in Virginia.

New Joint Chiefs chairman sworn in

FORT MYER, Va., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was sworn in to office Monday during a ceremony at Fort Myer, Va.

Pace thanks troops in farewell

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- In a farewell message, outgoing chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace thanked military service members for their dedication.

Bush to ask for more war money

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates appeared before the Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday in Washington and said President Bush will ask for more money.

Pace: Collapse of Iraq army hurt security

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The outgoing top U.S. general in Iraq says the crumbling of Saddam Hussein’s army in 2003 was a major wrench in the Bush administration’s post-war plans.

U.S. generals differ on Iraq troop plan

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- There is disagreement among top U.S. generals about the number and rate of troop withdrawals from Iraq, the New York Times said on Saturday.

Pace may urge cut in Iraq troop strength

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Gen. Peter Pace may warn the Bush administration that keeping U.S. troops at current levels in Iraq could strain the military, The Los Angeles Times said.

Gen. Pace meets with PTSD patients

HONOLULU, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Marine General Peter Pace met with soldiers undergoing treatment for post traumatic stress disorder in an effort to show support for soldiers affected by psychological injuries.

Gen. Pace says China not military threat

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Marine General Peter Pace says despite recent build ups, the Chinese military does not pose a threat to the U.S.

Retiring Marine Gen. Peter Pace reflects

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- At a town hall meeting in Djibouti, retiring Marine General Peter Pace reflected on his 40-year career.

Pace calls for better interagency work

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- FORT LESLEY J. McNAIR, D.C., Aug. 9 (UPI) – In a convocation at the National War College Marine Gen. Peter Pace challenged students to improved governmental interagency cooperation.

Mullen: Iraq could be 'cauldron'

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- U.S. Joint Chiefs chairman-nominee Michael Mullen Tuesday cautioned against a rapid withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.

Joint Chiefs nominee wary of Iran

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- U.S. Joint Chiefs chairman-nominee Adm. Michael Mullen told his confirmation hearing Tuesday he is increasingly perturbed about Iran.

Snow sees hope for immigration reform

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- White House Press Secretary Tony Snow says immigration reform can become reality once a "dozen or so" amendments are debated.

Pace to step down as head of Joint Chiefs

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced Friday that he will recommend the nomination of Admiral Michael Mullen as chairman of the Joint Chiefs. If he is nominated by President George Bush and confirmed by the Senate, Mullen will replace Gen. Peter P

Pentagon to open liaison office in Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia, May 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. armed forces will open an office in Belgrade in a bid to widen military cooperation with Serbia, Belgrade media said Wednesday.

Pace hopeful after trip to Mideast

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said he sees improvement in Iraq's Anbar province and signs that the Taliban is being turned back in Afghanistan.

Gates: U.S. commitment to Iraq 'long-term'

BAGHDAD, April 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates Friday told Iraqis the U.S. commitment to Baghdad is long-term but said U.S. troops would not stay indefinitely. "The United states sees Iraq as an important regional ally and a vital partner in the global war on terror

Iranian explosives found in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense announced the seizure in Afghanistan of weaponry and explosives allegedly made in Iran.

Report: Iraq war can be funded into July

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- A Congressional Research Service analysis says the Pentagon has enough money available to finance U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan through most of July.
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