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Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, left, huddles with Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 16, 2010, during the Senate Appropriations Committee on hearing on the Defense Department's fiscal 2011 budget. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Photo by: Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, left, huddles with Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 16, 2010, during the Senate Appropriations Committee on hearing on the Defense Department's fiscal 2011 budget. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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