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  • Washington Journal Andrew Tilghman on Additional Deployments to Iraq
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    Additional Troop Deployments to Iraq

    Andrew Tilghman talked about President Obama’s announcement that an additional 600 troops would be deployed to Iraq in an effort to take back the city of Mosul from ISIS. The Islamic…

  • Washington Journal Andrew Tilghman on School Curricula on Patriotism
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    School Curricula on Patriotism

    Andrew Tilghman reported by telephone on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s call for changes to school curricula in an effort to do better job “promoting American pride and patriotism in…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Should Schools Be Required to Teach Patriotism?” The question was inspired by remarks of…

  • Washington Journal Andrew Tilghman on US Military Involvement in Iraq and Syria
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    U.S. Military Forces in Syria

    Andrew Tilghman talked about the President Obama’s decision, announced the previous day, to put additional U.S. Special Operations Force troops on the ground in Syria. He responded to…

  • Washington Journal Andrew Tilghman on Hagel Resignation
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    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's Resignation

    Andrew Tilghman talked about Chuck Hagel’s resignation, time in office, and potential successors.

  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Do you plan to vote in the 2014 midterm elections?” Andrew Tilghman spoke by phone about U.S. military efforts in combating…

  • Washington Journal Defense Departments Role in Iraq
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    Military Options in Dealing with Middle East Terrorists

    Andrew Tilghman talked about the Defense Department’s role in countering ISIS* in Iraq as the U.S. continues airstrikes in the country even as the Iraqi forces face internal political…

  • Washington Journal Developments in Iraq
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    Developments in Iraq

    Andrew Tilghman was interviewed by phone about the latest developments in Iraq following U.S. airstrikes against ISIS. The interview with Mr. Tilghman began two minutes into the program.

  • Discussion on Military Personnel Costs
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    Military Personnel Costs

    Panelists talked about the rising costs of military personnel on active duty. Topics addressed include military compensation, military procurement and overhead costs, and TRICARE costs.…

  • Benefits for SameSex Military Spouses
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    Benefits for Same-Sex Military Spouses

    Andrew Tilghman talked about how the Pentagon treats the benefits of same-sex military couples, especially in regard to health benefits. He discussed what issues the Pentagon is facing…

  • Military Service
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    Military Service

    Andrew Tilghman talked about the demographics of U.S. military members. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. This program is part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by…

  • Afghan Security Forces Training
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    Afghan Security Forces Training

    William Caldwell briefed reporters on the status of the training of Afghan security forces. Referring to the September 13, 2011 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, he said that he was…

  • Military Retirement Programs
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    Military Retirement Programs

    Andrew Tilghman talked about the current and projected costs of military retirement programs. According to the Defense Business Board costs for military retirement programs run a current liability of $1.3 trillion, of…

  • Combat Stress and Concussion Care
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    Combat Stress and Concussion Care

    Commanders Charles Benson and Keith Stuessi spoke to reporters about operations at the Concussion Restoration Care Center at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan. They focused on issues related…