It is a critical time for American efforts in Iraq. Troop drawdowns are underway as the military continues its plans to transition from a Defense Department to a State Department run mission. All U.S. troops as slated to leave Iraq by December 31st of this year. Joining us to talk about the process and how the military is working to achieve its goals and deadlines is Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, a spokesperson for U.S. Forces in Iraq.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.