Military Readiness

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs Paul McHale and Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, chief of the National… read more

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs Paul McHale and Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, chief of the National Guard Bureau, spoke to reporters in the Pentagon about the report released the previous day by the Commission on National Guard and Reserves. Assistant Secretary McHale agreed with portions of the report which he said echoed procedures being implemented but said some recommendations for the National Guard would undermine the Guard and hamper their response to emergencies. He reviewed the history of the Guard’s emergency responses. Then he and General Blum responded to questions from the reporters. close

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203893-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 01, 2008 | 1:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 02, 2008 | 3:04am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Feb 01, 2008 | 1:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2008 | 8:32pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2008 | 11:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 02, 2008 | 3:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
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