NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 06, 2009
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(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The end of the ban on media coverage of the homecomings of fallen military personnel featured; scenes shown from Dover Air Force Base of the ceremony for Air Force S/Sgt. Phillip Myers, who died in Afghanistan; photo shown of flag-draped coffins. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES – states the decision should be made by the families; says he spent time with each of the transfer cases.] [NBC News military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- explains why former President George Bush imposed the ban.]
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