Coalition Naval Operations

Vice Admiral Keating, the commander of coalition naval forces involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom, talked via videophone about coalition… read more

Vice Admiral Keating, the commander of coalition naval forces involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom, talked via videophone about coalition naval operations and the role of the navy in the conflict. The coalition naval forces were comprised of about 140 ships and over 60,000 personnel. The duties of the navy included providing air support, firing cruise missiles, taking wounded onto hospital ships, clearing mines, and escorting ships carrying humanitarian aid. The admiral responded to questions from reporters. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
176148-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 12, 2003
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 2003

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  • Apr 12, 2003 | 11:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 2003 | 4:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 2003 | 8:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 13, 2003 | 2:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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