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letters | washington, nation braces for cuts

Time of austerity calls for Pentagon to reset priorities

The editorial Sequester or not, Pentagon must face fiscal reality, too” (Feb. 22) was spot on in its demand that the Pentagon take on greater budget accountability.

Pentagon spending is out of hand, laden with waste and without any real check on budget growth. Of course funding is necessary to keep Americans safe and our country strong, but this allocated money needs to be used wisely.

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