HASC Hearing: Update on Arlington Cemetery Accountability
February 6, 2012
Rep. Coffman speaks about the differences in accountability between military civilian personnel and of those subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) during a joint Subcommittee on Military Personnel and Oversight and Investigations hearing. Coffman, a Marine Corps combat veteran, says the chain of custody for the remains of those who have fallen in battle must be held by uniformed military personnel only.
Witness Panel Members:
Lieutenant General Peter Vangjel, Inspector General, Office of the Secretary of the Army
Ms. Kathryn A. Condon, Executive Director, Arlington National Cemetery
Mr. Brian Lepore, Director, Defense Capabilities and Management, U.S. Government Accountability Office
Ms. Belva Martin, Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management, U.S. Government Accountability Office