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Carter, Dempsey Testify Before Senate Subcommittee

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  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter shakes hands with U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi as he and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, prepare to testify on defense posture and the budget before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015. Cochran is the Appropriations Committee chairman. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, stands as he and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, prepare to testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin of Illinois asks questions of Defense Secretary Ash Carter during a hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter responds to questions while testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island asks questions of Defense Secretary Ash Carter during a hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015. Mike McCord, right, the Defense Department's comptroller, participated in the hearing. DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama questions Defense Secretary Ash Carter during a hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, looks on as Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, answers questions as they testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015.  DoD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee's defense subcommittee in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015. Mike McCord, left, the Defense Department's comptroller, participated in the hearing. DoD Photo by Glenn Fawcett