Panetta, Dempsey Discuss Risks, Threats of the Future
By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2012 – The military must accept greater risks as a result of the new defense strategy and the constrained fiscal environment, but they are manageable, Defense Department leaders said here today.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brief the press on major budget decisions stemming from the defense strategic guidance at the Pentagon, Jan. 26, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley