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Ashton Carter Highlights Role of Special Forces in Speech

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter noted the contributions of special operations forces to history and its role moving forward in a speech at a conference in Washington, the American Forces Press Service reported Wednesday. Claudette Roulo writes Carter told the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis-Tufts University Fletcher School conference special forces …

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Take Pay Cut During Furlough Period

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will take a pay cut during the upcoming furlough as a “show of solidarity with civilians,” according to a Gov Exec article. Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Hagel will forfeit part of his salary as the furlough period begins in mid-June. According to Omaha.com, Hagel made …

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Hagel Asks Civilian, Military Personnel to Examine Pentagon’s Strategies

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is asking senior civilian and military personnel to examine the department’s strategies under sequestration, according to a DoD article. Pentagon press secretary George Little said Hagel wants the officials to “examine the choices underlying the department’s strategy, force posture, investments and institutional management.” Deputy Defense Secretary …

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