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**FILE** The Pentagon, across the Potomac River from Washington, is seen in this aerial view in March 2008. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta (right), accompanied by Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 28, 2012, before the Senate Budget Committee on the Pentagon's fiscal 2013 budget. (Associated Press)

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A packed train leaves the Pentagon City Metro station in Arlington during the morning rush Thursday. With its new Rush Plus program, beginning Monday, Metro will try to cut rush-hour wait times by rerouting some trains and adding cars on some lines. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Rush-hour riders hurry to catch a morning train at the Pentagon Metro station. With the start of Rush Plus, some riders will see lines servicing their station that usually don't run there. Some Yellow Line trains will run from Franconia-Springfield to Greenbelt. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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**FILE** Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta pauses on May 10, 2012, during a briefing at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)

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A motorcycle waiting at the Pentagon for the ride into the District features a picture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured in Afghanistan in June 2009 and still being held by the Taliban. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A motorcycle in the Pentagon parking lot has a sticker with the photo of PFC Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured in Afghanistan in June 2009 and who is still being held by the Taliban. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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While his wife Jaye holds a hand out to steady him, Harry Williams of Fayetteville, N.C. stands up on the back of his motorcycle to get a picture of all of the bikers in the Pentagon parking lot who are waiting to start the annual Rolling Thunder ride. The bikes leave the Pentagon and travel into town, ending up at the Vietnam Wall. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Motorcyclists gather in the Pentagon parking lot for Rolling Thunder on Sunday, May 27, 2012. Hundreds of thousands of bikers participated in this year's ride, the 25th anniversary of the event. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A motorcycle waiting at the Pentagon for the ride into the District features a picture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured in Afghanistan in June 2009 and still being held by the Taliban. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pauses on Tuesday, May 10, 2012, during a briefing at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)

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Tens of thousands of motorcyclists wait in Pentagon parking lots to join the 20th Rolling Thunder parade in May 2007. Rolling Thunder's prime focus has been and continues to be those missing in action and known prisoners of war. (The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, before the Senate Armed Services Committee to outline the Pentagon's budget. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Motorcycle riders line up to participate in this year's Rolling Thunder parade, in the parking lot of the Pentagon on Sunday, May 27, 2001. ( Vance Jacobs / The Washington Times )

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Eight-year-old Mitchell Tonkin, from Pennsylvania, takes a closer look at his flag while waiting to join this year's 'Rolling Thunder' at one of the Pentagon's parking lots near Pentagon City, Va, Sunday, May 27, 2007. Tens of thousands of motor cyclists, of whom many served in the U.S. Military, gathered first on the parking lots around the Pentagon as early as 7am this morning before crossing over to the District on Memorial Bridge then heading towards the U.S. Capitol on Constitution Avenue and finally returning back to the Lincoln Memorial on Independence Avenue. The event draws a huge crowd of visitors to the National Mall and many could hear the 'Rolling Thunder' for several hours. (Astrid Riecken/The Washington Times )

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Thousands of motorcyclist stage up at the Pentagon prior to heading toward the Vietnam Memorial as part of the 19th annual Rolling Thunder in Washington, DC, Sunday, May 28, 2006. ( Saul McSween / The Washington Times )

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Seven-year-old Zeke and owner David Taylor of CT hang out on a specially modified dog-friendly motorcycle in the Pentagon's North parking lot, where bikers assembled before the 18th annual Rolling Thunder ride, Sunday, May 29, 2005. The event pays homage to POW's. ( Allison Shelley / The Washington Times )

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Illustration: Pentagon cuts

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pauses May 10, 2012, during a briefing at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta pauses on May 10, 2012, during a briefing at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)