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Military Expansion / Bush Plans #853266

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 19, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) President Bush’s plans to increase the size of the Army and Marines to handle the demands of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan featured; details given of the views of Marine Corps commandant James Conway and Army chief of staff Gen. Pete Schoomaker†. [Voice of BUSH – says Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will give a recommendation on how to proceed.] [December 17, former Secretary of State Colin POWELL†- says the active Army is about broken.] Where the additional troops will come from discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Martin, David
Duration:
00:02:30

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