chuck hagel sequestration

"Readiness cuts aren't always visible, but these cuts are having and will continue to have very damaging effects," he said
To implement the steep and abrupt reductions that have been required under sequestration, we've had to make very difficult
"Each of the services have curtailed activities -- flying hours have been reduced, ships are not sailing, and Army training
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed the VFW national convention on July 22, 2013.
"In conversations in the United States and overseas, the consequences of sequestration have been a topic of major concern