Before the debates get underway next week, NBC News’ Today co-anchor Matt Lauer will moderate the first joint candidate event of the 2016 general election. The NBC News/MSNBC Commander-in-Chief Forum on Wednesday, September 7, at New York’s Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

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The one-hour event will simulcast live at 8 PM ET on the NBC and MSNBC, and stream live on

White House hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will take questions on national security, military affairs and veterans’ issues from a live audience composed of service members and veterans.