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Afghanistan War / US Forces / Home Front #954170

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 06, 2009
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) A statement from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates about US troops in the war in Afghanistan reported. [On "Face the Nation," GATES - talks about the transfer of responsibility & the pace of troops coming home.]

(Camp Pendleton: Terry McCarthy) The home front for the US military at Camp Pendleton, California, where the war is part of everyday life featured; scenes shown from nearby Oceanside; details given of the impact of multiple tours of duty on the families. [Oceanside resident Mia WAYNE†- comments on inviting Marines to Thankgsgiving dinnere] [City councilman Jerry KERN†, resident Scott GLADDEN†, military mother Dawn O'BRIEN†, retired teacher Marilyn PIRKOLA†- speak about the Marines & the war.]

Mitchell, Russ;
McCarthy, Terry

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