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Future of Defense 10 Years after 9/11: Defense Secretary Panetta and General Dempsey, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman

House Armed Services Committee

Washington, October 13, 2011
Secretary Panetta agrees that there should be no further cuts to the defense budget beyond that which Congress has already enacted. Chairman Dempsey describes the dangers of irrepairable damage under defense sequestration, which could cause devastation on the core military forces that support our national defense. Please click on a witness's name to find their biographical information and opening statement.
Secretary Panetta agrees that there should be no further cuts to the defense budget beyond that which Congress has already enacted.  Chairman Dempsey describes the dangers of irrepairable damage under defense sequestration, which could cause devastation on the core military forces that support our national defense.  You may click on a witness's name to find their biographical information and opening statement. 

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