Hagel Taps Perry, Abizaid To Lead Panel Assessing Defense Review

By Christopher J. Castelli / June 28, 2013 at 9:43 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel plans to appoint former Defense Secretary William Perry and former U.S. Central Command chief Gen. John Abizaid to lead an independent panel that will assess the upcoming Quadrennial Defense Review, sources familiar with the decision tell InsideDefense.com . The Pentagon is expected to formally announce the appointments to the National Defense Panel early next week. The other members of the panel, picked by Congress earlier this year, are retired Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of...

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