Civilian Control of the Miltary

Former federal officials testified on on the merits of civilian control of the U.S. military. The Senate Armed Services Committee held the… read more

Former federal officials testified on on the merits of civilian control of the U.S. military. The Senate Armed Services Committee held the hearing as Congress prepared to consider a waiver to allow retired Marine General James Mattis' to serve as secretary of defense in the Trump administration. Federal law requires that the secretary of defense be a civilian and at that least seven years between the end of one’s military service and eligibility to serve as a political appointee. close

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Civilian Control of the Miltary

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Program ID:
421489-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 10, 2017 | 9:29am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jan 14, 2017 | 5:49am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 10, 2017 | 9:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 10, 2017 | 8:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 11, 2017 | 1:39am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2017 | 11:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2017 | 5:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
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