Work Pledges Transparency in DoD Laboratory Review

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2015 – Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work today promised transparency in the Defense Department’s comprehensive review of its laboratory procedures, processes, and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax.

Speaking with Pentagon reporters, Work emphasized that public safety is the department’s top concern, and he provided background on the DoD laboratories and their processes.

“Public safety is paramount,” he said. “That’s the No. 1 thing on our mind. Two, we have to get to the bottom of what caused this issue, and we are doing this.”  Continue>>>