Status of U.S. Armed Forces

The chiefs of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines testified that dramatic increases in the defense budget were needed to maintain… read more

The chiefs of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines testified that dramatic increases in the defense budget were needed to maintain military readiness. In the contentious exchange between the chiefs and the committee, the chiefs bluntly told the committee that equipment was wearing out, troops were retiring too soon, and that pay rates had fallen far behind comparable jobs in the civilian market. close

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Status of U.S. Armed Forces

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Program ID:
112646-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 1998
Last Aired:
Sep 30, 1998

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  • Sep 29, 1998 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 29, 1998 | 11:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 29, 1998 | 9:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 30, 1998 | 3:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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