Defense Secretary Esper and General Milley Coronavirus News Conference

Defense Secretary Mark Esper & Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Mark Milley held a briefing to discuss the department’s role in the federal… read more

Defense Secretary Mark Esper & Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Mark Milley held a briefing to discuss the department’s role in the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Secretary Esper said they have over 50,000 service members deployed across the country and would increase domestic production of medical face masks. In addition, he said while the focus is on New York, the Defense Department would pivot to other coronavirus hot spots such as Boston, Miami and Chicago. At the start, the military leaders offered their condolences to the family and friends of the USS Theodore Roosevelt sailor who died the previous day from coronavirus. close

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Defense Secretary Esper and General Milley Coronavirus News Conference

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Program ID:
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Category:
News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 2020 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 14, 2020 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 14, 2020 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 15, 2020 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 15, 2020 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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