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Military / Manpower Problems #759889

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 2004
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. Note: local weather bulletin & map on screen.

(Capitol: Chip Reid) The strain on the US military examined; scenes shown of US soldiers on the job in Iraq & from Congressional hearings; details given of measures being taken to keep up the forces in Iraq & Afghanistan. [Army vice chief of staff Gen. Richard CODY††- says we are stretched thin & units are doing missions not trained for.] [Representative Ike SKELTON - worries about troop rotation.] [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON††- talks about the "vicious cycle downward" for the military.]

Williams, Brian;
Reid, Chip

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