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Daily Report: Rep. Ryan "Misspoke" on Military Criticism, Military Atheists Celebrate, Top Gitmo Prosecutor Retires

Rep. Ryan says he 'totally misspoke' in criticism of military testimony - Fox News "After drawing a rebuke from the nation's top military official, Rep. Paul Ryan on Sunday walked back his suggestion that military leaders were not being truthful in their public support for President Obama's budget and said he 'totally misspoke.'"

Top Prosecutor At Guantanamo Military Commissions To Retire - NPR "NPR has learned that the top prosecutor at the Guantanamo Bay military commissions has asked to retire from the military after he finishes his assignment there."

Military nonbelievers' event shows there are atheists in foxholes - Reuters "An atheist-themed festival drew hundreds of people to an Army post in North Carolina on Saturday for what was believed to be the first-ever event held on a U.S. military base for service members who do not have religious beliefs."

Mabus sees Pacific tour as way to build trust - Marine Corps Times "Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is touring the Pacific to meet with government and military leaders as his department plans to shift more Marines, ships and sailors to the region."

DOD Implements New Changes to Sexual Assault Response - American Forces Press Service "The Defense Department has refined new methods to aid sexual assault victims whether reporting a crime or seeking assistance as they transition from service, the director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office said here March 30."