Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, flanked by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, left, and Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, during the Senate Defense subcommittee hearing on department leadership. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, flanked by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, left, and Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, during the Senate Defense subcommittee hearing on department leadership. (Associated Press)