A new administration in the White House; a $700-billion economic bailout package for the financial industry; one war seemingly winding down, while another one begins to heat up; Pentagon acquisition programs that are past schedule and over budget; the U.S. Army and Marine Corps slated to grow; and a need to refit and reset a military that has been ground down by seven years of combat. These are just a sample of the realities faced by Pentagon bean-counters and the Obama administration as ...

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