President Barack Obama, flanked by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, right, speaks about defense budget cuts during a briefing at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia
President Barack Obama, flanked by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, right, speaks about defense budget cuts during a briefing at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT
President Barack Obama, flanked by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, right, speaks about defense budget cuts during a briefing at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT

Obama outlines leaner military but gives few specifics

January 05, 2012 7:03 PM