Rumsfeld to Consider Major Bureaucratic, Budget Realignments This Summer

By Jason Sherman / April 27, 2005 at 5:00 AM
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is laying plans for a special summer meeting with the Joint Chiefs of Staff to consider significantly realigning the military bureaucracy and budget, according to sources. Their goal is to place the Defense Department on a better footing to protect the homeland and execute a protracted campaign against terrorism around the world. Some Pentagon officials have described this gathering as "Key West II," referring to the 1948 meeting in Florida between then-Defense Secretary James Forrestal and...

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