Chuck Hagel and Martin Dempsey Explain Support for 21-Day Quarantine for Troops

October 30, 2014 10:24 PM

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Chuck Hagel and Martin Dempsey Explain Support for 21-Day Quarantine for Troops

Safety concerns prompted the decision to put in place a 21-day quarantine for American troops serving in the Ebola mission in West Africa, top Pentagon officials said today.

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters today that he and the other Joint Chiefs of Staff believe a quarantine makes sense for the 4,000 troops that will be assigned to Liberia for a six-month period.

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