Defense Secretary Robert Gates looks on at left as Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen, second from left, talks with Senate Armed Services Committee members Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., ... more 
Defense Secretary Robert Gates looks on at left as Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen, second from left, talks with Senate Armed Services Committee members Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., second from right, and Jack Reed, R.I.,, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, prior to their testifying before the committee's hearing on the Defense Department budget. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Harry Hamburg
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 3:21 PM EST