Hearing on National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 and Previously Authorized Programs Before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, Second Session: Full Committee Hearings on Budget Request from the European Command : Hearing Held, March 8, 2006, Volume 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007 - 112 pages

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Page 95 - The legislation passed last year only addresses a fraction of disabled retirees whose income is reduced because of their disability. We look forward to working with the members of this committee, as well as of the Armed Services Committee, to expand the number of retirees who can receive this special pay. Currently, disabled retirees who have served twenty years and those retirees who retired under early retirement legislation at the 15 year point are not eligible for this payment.
Page 6 - So it is with a great deal of pleasure that I present him to this committee and commend him for confirmation.
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Page 91 - Alliance was formerly anchored to a need for common defense in order to deter the enormous conventional military threat posed by the Soviet Union. With the end of the Cold War, however...
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Page 65 - EUCOM's investment initiative for long-term regional security and stability, will help GOG nations protect natural resources and use their wealth to develop economically and socially.
Page 20 - Thank you so much for being here and thank you for your very splendid testimony.
Page 55 - Africa has created ungovemed pockets that extend across national borders and threaten to further destabilize an already fragile region. Broad expanses of marginally governed areas can...
Page 56 - Africa, allowing for rapid transit by sea to Western Europe and the United States.

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