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Hagel offers troops rare glimmer of hope on budget
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel poses for a photograph with U.S. Marine Jessica Pantoja at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Hagel spoke with troops and thanked them for being deployed for the holidays. (AP Photo/Mark Wilson, Pool)

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