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  • Reflections on Careers in Military Service
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    Reflections on Careers in Military Service

    As part of a C-SPAN and Comcast project to encourage dialog between students and national leaders, Secretary Roche spoke to middle school students about the value of public service,…

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  • Sexual Misconduct Allegations
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    Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    Witnesses testified about the sexual assault allegations at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Topics included accountability, academy leadership and proposed policy changes to prevent further…

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  • Air Force Convention
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    Air Force Convention

    Secretary Roche spoke about the future of the Air Force and lessons learned about air power missions in the war in Iraq. Among the topics he addressed were improvements in air and space…

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  • Refueling Tanker Lease Program
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    Refueling Tanker Lease Program

    Witness testified regarding the proposed leasing of 100 Boeing aircraft by the U.S. Air Force. The planes would be used as airborne refueling tankers. At issue was whether or not the proper…

    119 views
  • Sexual Misconduct at the US Air Force Academy
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    Sexual Misconduct at the U.S. Air Force Academy

    Officials testified about recent reports of sexual misconduct at the U.S. Air Force Academy involving sexual assaults of several female cadets over a number of years. They talked about the…

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  • Air Force Issues
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    Air Force Issues

    Secretary Roche and General Jumper talked about the U.S. Air Force, the war on Iraq, Pentagon transformation, the Air Force proposed budget and the allegations of sexual misconduct at the…

    37 views
  • Sexual Misconduct at the Air Force Academy
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    Sexual Misconduct at the Air Force Academy

    Secretary Roche and General Jumper testified about and investigation of allegations that women cadets at the Air Force Academy had been sexually assaulted or raped over a period of several…

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  • Sexual Assault Allegations
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    Sexual Assault Allegations

    Secretary Roche and General Jumper spoke to reporters about actions taken in response to an investigation into reports of sexual assault and rape at the U.S. Air Force Academy. They also…

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  • Air Force Appropriations
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    Air Force Appropriations

    Air Force officials testified about fiscal year 2004 budget requests. Among the topics they addressed were military action in Iraq, the state of Air Force equipment, and recent actions…

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  • The State of the Air Force
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    The State of the Air Force

    Secretary Roche talked about the state of the U.S. Air Force and about using air and space power to further national security interests. Among the topics he addressed were operations in…

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  • US Air Force Budget
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    U.S. Air Force Budget

    Secretary Roche and General Jumper talked about the U.S. Air Force, its proposed budget, and the war on terrorism. They also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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  • Fiscal Year 2003 Defense Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2003 Defense Budget

    Witnesses testified about the Bush Administration’s proposed fiscal year 2003 budget for the Department of Defense. They also discussed management and organizational issues facing the…

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  • Army and Air Force Headquarters Restructuring
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    Army and Air Force Headquarters Restructuring

    Army and Air Force officials spoke to reporters about restructuring plans to streamline decision-making and reduce the size of headquarter operations. Following their remarks they answered…

    71 views
  • Joint Strike Fighter Program
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    Joint Strike Fighter Program

    Defense officials announced the award of a contract to build the new joint strike fighter to be used by all service branches. Following their remarks they answered questions from reporters.

    236 views
  • United States Air Force
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    United States Air Force

    Secretary Roche taled about Air Force operations and platforms. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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  • Department of Defense Authorization
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    Department of Defense Authorization

    Service secretaries and military chiefs testified about funding needs in the Department of Defense. Among the topics they addressed were improving military infrastructure, financial…

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  • Defense Department Management
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    Defense Department Management

    Service secretaries spoke to reporters about organization and management in the Defense Department and about future goals and operations of the department. Following their remarks they…

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  • Defense Department Nominations
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    Defense Department Nominations

    The nominees were introduced and recommended by members of Congress from their home states. The nominees testified about their qualifications for Defense Department civilian positions of…

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