Bernard Rostker

Bernard Rostker

Bernard Daniel Rostker was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 1977 to 1979; Director of the United States Selective Service System from 1979 to 1981; Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 1994 to 1998; Under Secretary of the Army from 1998 to 2000; and Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness in 2000-2001. Beginning in 1996, he also served as Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense for Gulf War Illnesses. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bernard Rostker has 14 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 News Briefing as an Assistant Secretary for the Manpower and Reserve Affairs of the U.S. Navy. The year with the most videos was 1997 with six videos as a Special Assistant. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1999 with an average of 163 views per program. Most appearances with Kenneth Bacon (4), John P. White (3), Stephen Joseph (2). Most common tag: Military.

Appearances by Title:c. September 25, 2003 - Present Senior Fellow, RAND Corporation Videos: 1 c. January 31, 2000 - Present Undersecretary, Personnel and Readiness, Department of Defense Videos: 2 c. January 7, 1997 - Present Special Assistant, Persian Gulf War Veterans Illnesses, Department of Defense Videos: 10


Assistant Secretary, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, U.S. Navy c. November 12, 1996 - c. January 7, 1997 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • All Volunteer Force:  30 Years of Service

    All Volunteer Force: 30 Years of Service

    Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the all-volunteer U.S. Armed Forces, military experts and others talked about the end of…

  • Gulf War Illnesses

    Gulf War Illnesses

    Defense Department officials reported that the use of pesticides during the Persian Gulf War probably did not cause symptoms…

  • Anti-Harassment Plan

    Anti-Harassment Plan

    Military officials expressed regret at the brutal murder of Barry Winchell, a gay soldier in Kentucky. They briefed…

  • Persian Gulf War Illnesses

    Persian Gulf War Illnesses

    Witnesses testified about the possible health effects of the drug pyridostigmine bromide (PB) on veterans who served in the…

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