Marine Corps Readiness and Modernization

Marine Corps Deputy Commandant Lieutenant General Gary Thomas testified at a hearing on the state of the Corps' readiness to respond to… read more

Marine Corps Deputy Commandant Lieutenant General Gary Thomas testified at a hearing on the state of the Corps' readiness to respond to overseas conflicts and its modernization efforts. He spoke about the effects of decreased budgets due to sequestration* and the challenges associated with the aircraft readiness, emerging threats from drones, and the aging fleet of amphibious vehicles.

* Sequestration is a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending. close

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Program ID:
425180-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 10, 2017 | 9:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 14, 2017 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 10, 2017 | 9:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2017 | 2:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 10, 2017 | 9:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 11, 2017 | 1:17am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 11, 2017 | 5:51am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 13, 2017 | 10:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 14, 2017 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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