Defense Department Briefing

Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department issues. Topics included the previous… read more

Secretary Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey spoke to reporters about Defense Department issues. Topics included the previous weekend attacks in Kabul, Afghanistan, the looming threat of sequestration Defense authorization, and the incident in Colombia involving the Secret Service. Chairman Dempsey said the U.S. military is “embarrassed” by what happened in Colombia and that the incident was a distraction from President Obama’s trip. close

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Defense Department Briefing

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Program ID:
305477-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 17, 2012

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  • Apr 16, 2012 | 2:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2012 | 6:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2012 | 11:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 2012 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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