Thursday, April 17, 2008

Pentagon Channel Highlights

1330 - Pentagon Briefing: Dr. S. Ward Casscells, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, and LTG Eric Schoomaker, Surgeon General of the US Army, announce the creation of the new, federally-funded institution, the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine. (Live, VoD, Podcast) Encore presentation at 0600hrs.

UPDATE: The House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee hearing is unavailable.

1800 - Iraq Briefing: Today's coverage of BG Robin Swan, Commanding General of Coalition Army Advisory Training Team, and Gen. Babakir, Iraqi Army Chief of Staff, speaking with reporters in Baghdad, providing an update on the operational successes of equipping and training the Iraqi Army through the Foreign Military Sales Program. (Encore, VoD, Podcast, 40 min)

0000 - Pentagon Briefing: Today's coverage of Director of the Defense Center of Excellence for TBI/PTSD COL Loree Sutton; Interim Executive Director for Traumatic Brain Injury COL Robert Labutta; and Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center Director Col Mike Jaffee conducting a media roundtable to address findings and recommendations from the RAND study. (Encore, VoD, Podcast)

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