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PLAYLIST: Highlights from chief of naval operations nominee Admiral John M. Richardson’s Senate confirmation hearing

By Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory

WASHINGTON — Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee questioned Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Director Adm. John M. Richardson about sexual assault in the Navy, combat integration for Navy SEALs, acquisitions, modernization and more at a Thursday hearing to consider his nomination as chief of naval operations.

If confirmed, Richardson will succeed current Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert.

Check out our playlist for soundbites from the hearing, and feel free to download, repost or embed them to help you with your own national-security coverage, whether you’re reporting on the current batch of DoD leadership nominations, more specific issues discussed in the clips or a more general Navy beat.