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In Depth (US Military / McCaffrey Interview) #864834

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 12, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Statistics on US troops that have served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cited.

(Miami: Mark Potter) The impact of the extension of tours of duty and another call-up of National Guard troops examined. [Army Deputy Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. James LOVELACE†- says the Army’s task is to field forces for victory.] [Soldier’s wife Catherine McLIN†- says the long deployment is psychologically draining.] [National Guard bureau chief Lt. Gen. Steven BLUM†- says the National Guard is not a fully ready force.] [Senator Bill NELSON†- worries about the Guard’s readiness to respond to a hurricane emergency.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Live interview held with retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey† about the stress on the military. [From Washington, McCAFFREY – outlines the disarray in the stateside force; comments on the insurgency in Iraq.]

Williams, Brian;
Potter, Mark

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