In Full: ‘Deeply Concerned’ Panetta’s Message to DoD Workforce



Mike O'Brien
02/19/2013

Facing the dire prospect of sequestration, layoffs and furloughs, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta took the unprecedented step of issuing a message to the DoD workforce on Wednesday. Here is his message in full: For more than a year and a half, the president, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and I have repeatedly voiced our deep concerns over the half a trillion dollars in automatic across-the-board cuts that would be imposed under sequestration and the severe damage that would do both to this depa...
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