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Incoming Defense Secretary Ash Carter, and his wife Stephanie Carter, during their arrival at the Pentagon in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Carter, who previously served as the No. 2 Pentagon official, replaced Chuck Hagel as the new Pentagon chief. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Incoming Defense Secretary Ash Carter, and his wife Stephanie Carter, during their arrival at the Pentagon in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Carter, who previously served as the No. 2 Pentagon official, replaced Chuck Hagel as the new Pentagon chief. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama speaks during the 9/11 memorial ceremony at the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., Sept. 11, 2014. Pentagon photo.

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National Edition News cover for February 5, 2015 - Carter breaks with Obama over Ukraine, Guantanamo: Ashton Carter, President Barack Obama’s choice to be defense secretary, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to replace Chuck Hagel as Pentagon chief. Carter, who previously served as the No. 2 Pentagon official, is expected to easily win Senate confirmation but will face tough questions about Iraq and other issues. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, joined by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, center, poses questions to Ashton Carter, President Barack Obama's choice to be defense secretary, as he goes before the committee for confirmation to replace Chuck Hagel as Pentagon chief, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

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Ashton Carter, President Barack Obama's choice to be defense secretary, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to replace Chuck Hagel as Pentagon chief. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

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Middle man: Seif Gadhafi was communicating with the Pentagon through one of his friends, a U.S. businessman.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at the Pentagon in this Dec. 4, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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Critics say the Pentagon is spending too much taxpayer money on bombastic displays like sending aircraft to fly over stadiums, such as at last week's college football Military Bowl between Virginia Tech and Cincinnati in Annapolis. (Associated Press)

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After critics decried Ferguson, Missouri, police using Defense Department-donated heavy artillery against rioting protesters, some law enforcement agencies are returning military-grade weaponry back to the Pentagon. (Associated Press)

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, where he announced that he is ordering top-to-bottom changes in how the nation's nuclear arsenal is managed, vowing to invest billions of dollars more to fix what ails a force beset by leadership lapses, security flaws and sagging morale. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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After Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel abruptly resigned this week, Vice President Joseph R. Biden let it be known that he was "ticked off" about the way President Obama treated the third Pentagon chief to depart during his term — after less than two years. (Associated Press)

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Master Sgt. Timothy Russer, stationed at the Pentagon, right, rests outside the World War II memorial on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Master Sgt. Timothy Russer, stationed at the Pentagon, right, rests outside the World War II memorial on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Critics say a Pentagon survey of military sexual assault is likely biased in favor of the respondents, who may be overreporting instances of abuse. (associated press)

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Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby declined to comment on a review to be released by the Pentagon that cites serious problems of U.S. nuclear capabilities. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) ** FILE **

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon on Oct. 30, 2014. (Associated Press)

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Ebola scare at the Pentagon. The Pentagon closed one entrance and parts of a parking lot on Friday after a woman began vomiting. Maggie Ybarra / The Washington Times

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Ebola scare at the Pentagon. The Pentagon closed one entrance and parts of a parking lot on Friday after a woman began vomiting. Maggie Ybarra / The Washington Times

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Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, (right) and his Colombian counterpart Gen. Juan Pablo Rodriguez Barragán salute as a Pentagon honor guard marks off their path into a meeting. The two men, each his country's top uniformed service member, discussed counterinsurgency lessons from their respective recent guerrilla wars.