Budget cuts to slash U.S. Army to smallest since before World War Two

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey (R) makes remarks to the press as U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel listens, at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, February 24, 2014. The Pentagon is proposing a reduction in the size of the U.S. Army to its smallest manpower since before WWII and scrapping a class of Air Force jets. REUTERS/Mike Theiler