Brown spokeswoman Deborah Hoffman says the governor's primary focus any time there is an emergency is always on the response itself, not photo ops that can pull resources away - or distract - from the task at hand.
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"Our soldiers deserve better and it's up to the Department of Defense and Congress to fix this," said Deborah Hoffman, a spokeswoman for California Gov. Jerry Brown.
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