Defense Department Issues

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff James Cartwright gave a press conference where they talked… read more

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff James Cartwright gave a press conference where they talked about concerns of the Defense Department being under funded do to an appropriations bill being smaller than what was requested, developments in Afghanistan and Iraq, and efforts designed to improve health care for veterans. They talked about their interest in reducing the number of brigade combat teams in Iraq during 2008. They answered questions from reporters. close

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News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 21, 2007
Last Aired:
Dec 23, 2007

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  • Dec 21, 2007 | 11:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 21, 2007 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 21, 2007 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 22, 2007 | 3:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2007 | 6:11am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 23, 2007 | 1:34pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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