Defense Department Briefing

Pentagon Spokesperson Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters on a number of Defense Department-related issues. He gave update on… read more

Pentagon Spokesperson Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters on a number of Defense Department-related issues. He gave update on the investigation involving 34 U.S. airmen who had been accused of cheating on their nuclear missile launch certification tests. He stated that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel had been following the investigation very closely since he was first briefed on the matter the previous day. Other topics included the effect of the omnibus spending bill on the military, the Bilateral Security Agreement with Afghanistan, and former Defense Secretary Gates' book which was released earlier in the week. close

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

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Category:
News Conference
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News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 2014

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  • Jan 16, 2014 | 3:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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