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TODAY   |  February 25, 2014

US military cuts face opposition

A plan by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to downsize the U.S. military is already coming under heavy scrutiny. The cuts would shrink our military to its smallest size since World War II.

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>>> a plan by defense secretary chuck hagel to downsize the u.s. military is already coming under heavy scrutiny. the cuts would shrink our military to the smallest size since world war ii . under the proposal, the army would lose up to 80,000 soldiers, drones would replace the u2 spy plane . but the plan is raising red flags among leading republicans and democrats. representative mchun of california says the administration is, quote, trying to solve the financial problems on the backs of our military.