Midday Newscast April 18, 2008

UVM’s finance team is being reorganized today after disclosures about problems with contracting; Gen. Richard Cody, a Vermont native, says it’s time the country understands the strains that have been placed on the U.S. Army; more…

Interview: General Richard Cody on the Iraq War

Back in 2004, Army Vice-Chief of Staff general Richard Cody said the U.S. Army was out of balance. He spoke critically, and publicly, about what he felt were demands being placed on U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan that stretched and stressed soldiers and their families. He speaks with VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb.