"The Defense Department, I think in many ways, has been bloated," Hagel said in a September 2011 interview with the Financial Times. "So I think the Pentagon needs to be pared down."
Hagel's views on war forged by Vietnam
Nebraska senator to be nominated by President Obama to be secretary of defense
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