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Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates gestures during a news conference at the Pentagon on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, to discuss defense budget cuts. He also said he had recommended Gen. Martin Dempsey to be the next Army chief of staff. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates gestures during a news conference at the Pentagon on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, to discuss defense budget cuts. He also said he had recommended Gen. Martin Dempsey to be the next Army chief of staff. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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