Gen. Martin Dempsey: Pentagon reassessing defense strategy under sequestration

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The current strategy calls for a leaner, more agile force, with personnel reductions in the Army and the Marine Corps. The Army had planned to cut 89,000 soldiers over the next few years, and the Marine Corps about 20,000 troops.

Sequestration will force the Army to cut at least an additional 100,000 troops. The Marine Corps has not specified by how much it will have to shrink its force.

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