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Hagel orders 20 percent cut in Pentagon top brass, senior civilians

Washington Post ^ | 7/16/13 | Craig Whitlock

Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 9:32:43 PM by Nachum

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday that he has ordered a 20 percent cut in the number of top brass and senior civilians at the Pentagon by 2019, the latest attempt to shrink the military bureaucracy after years of heady growth.

Hagel’s directive could force the Pentagon and military command staffs to shed an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 jobs. That’s a tiny percentage of the Defense Department’s 2.1 million active-duty troops and civilian employees, but analysts said it would be a symbolically important trimming of the upper branches of the bureaucracy, which has proved to be resistant to past

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  1. July 17, 2013 at 6:24 AM

    WHAT HAVE GENERAL OCCIFERS DONE FOR WE THE SHEEPLE LATELY ?????
    EXACTLY !!!!!

    Dick G
    *****

  2. July 17, 2013 at 6:28 AM

    Reblogged this on GUNNY.G: COCKED AND LOCKED ~ ONCE A BLOGGER ALWAYS A BLOGGER ! and commented:

    Dick G
    *****

    HEY!!!!!
    JUST WHAT HAVE GENERAL OCCIFERS ONE FOR WE THE SHEEPLE LATELY, HUH…… ??????
    EXACTLY !!!!!
    -Dick G
    *****

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