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Breedlove: U.S. Should Halt Europe Force Structure Cuts

DefenseAlert, June 30, 2014 -- In light of events in Ukraine, the Pentagon should halt planned reductions to its force structure in Europe and consider adding more rotational forces, U.S. European Command chief and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Philip M. Breedlove said Monday.

DOD Issues New Counter-WMD Strategy; Reserves Right To Act 'Unilaterally'

DefenseAlert, June 30, 2014 -- The Defense Department has updated its 2006 global strategy for countering weapons of mass destruction with a greater emphasis on a Pentagon-wide approach rather than a focus on military solutions, though the government still reserves the right to "act unilaterally, if necessary."
DOCUMENT: DOD's 2014 Strategy For Countering WMDs

Interim OSD Assessment Of JLTV Finds Program 'On Track' To Meet Objectives

DefenseAlert, June 30, 2014 -- The Office of the Secretary of Defense in a new assessment finds the effort to develop a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle -- a program with the second-largest claim on future Army modernization funding – "appears on track to meet its objectives," according to a Pentagon official.

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