CIA directing Saddam interrogation

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has asked the CIA to take the lead on directing Saddam Hussein's interrogation, he said Tuesday at the Pentagon.
PAMELA HESS, Pentagon correspondent

Wolfowitz honors wounded troops

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz hosted a pre-Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday at the Pentagon to honor nearly 70 recently wounded U.S. service members.

More reservists face call-up

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- More National Guard and Reserve forces will be notified they may have to serve in Iraq next year, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

High tech may help cut troop levels

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Lessons learned in Afghanistan and Iraq could help cut U.S. troop levels in South Korea, the Stars and Stripes newspaper reported Friday.

U.S. presence in Iraq down by 20,000

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The United States has reduced its military force in Iraq by about 20,000 since the war's end, officials told World Tribune.com. U.S. officials said that in the last four months the soldiers have been replaced by a new international division led by Poland.

Pentagon: Liberia fraught with peril

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- Two senior Pentagon officials warn United States troops would face significant dangers in Liberia, it was reported Friday.

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No decision on troops in Philippines

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- U.S. military forces on counterinsurgency training and advisory duty in the southern Philippines have helped calm a tense situation on Basilan Island where al Q

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Lawmakers look at DOD domestic role

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- New challenges to homeland security are shifting the scope of the Pentagon's role in domestic affairs and it could challenge the historical and deeply rooted se
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Peter Pace
U.S. President George W. Bush (L) speaks with the incoming Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Peter Pace, on Sept. 30, 2005 in Fort Myer, Virginia. General Peter Pace replaced Air Force General Richard B. Myers who stepped down today. (UPI Photo/Joe Raedle/POOL)

Peter Pace, M.S.C., (born November 5, 1945) is a former four-star general in the United States Marine Corps and served as the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the first Marine appointed to the United States' highest-ranking military office. Appointed by President George W. Bush, Pace succeeded U.S. Air Force General Richard Myers on September 30, 2005. His other four-star assignments include being the 6th Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from October 1, 2001 to August 12, 2005 and as Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Southern Command from September 8, 2000 to September 30, 2001.

The Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced on June 8, 2007, that he would advise the President not to renominate Pace for a second term. Pace stepped down as Chairman on October 1, 2007. He was replaced by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael Mullen. Pace retired from the Marine Corps on October 1, 2007.

Pace was born on November 5, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York to Italian American parents and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, graduating from Teaneck High School in 1963. He received his commission in June 1967, following graduation from the United States Naval Academy. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University. Pace currently resides in McLean, Virginia; he is married and has a son, Peter, and a daughter, Tiffany. Pace is Roman Catholic.

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