This Week in the DoD: Weekly News Roundup for Nov. 4

In the “This Week in the DoD” podcast for Nov. 4:

An attack on a convoy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 29 has killed 17 people. Of those killed, five were International Security Assistance Force service members and eight were ISAF civilian employees. It’s the deadliest attack on coalition forces in Kabul since the war in Afghanistan began.

Marine Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia is the newest Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He spoke with the Pentagon Channel about his new role.

The family of mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles, or MRAPs, are receiving upgrades.

The U.S. is helping severely injured Libyans who can’t receive necessary medical care in their country by medically evacuating them to American hospitals in the U.S. and Germany.

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