U.S. Ground Forces Would Shrink By 100,000

U.S. Ground Forces Would Shrink By 100,000: Pentagon leaders outlined a plan Thursday for absorbing $487 billion in defense cuts over the coming decade by shrinking U.S. ground forces, slowing the purchase of a next-generation stealth fighter and retiring older planes and ships.

In a bid to pre-empt election-year Republican criticism, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the plan shifts the Pentagon’s focus from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to future challenges in Asia, the Mideast and in cyberspace. More special operations forces like the Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden will be available around the world, he said.

“We believe this is a balanced and complete package,” Panetta told a news conference, with Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at his side.

Some lawmakers were quick to dispute him.

“Taking us back to a pre-9/11 military force structure places our country in grave danger,” said Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee that will hold hearings on the Pentagon budget plan. Continue Reading…

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Mt. Rainier Gunman Body Found

Mt. Rainier Gunman Body Found: Police told a body thought to be that of a gunman suspected in the shooting died of a park ranger has been discovered, but the identity hasn’t yet been confirmed.

Public Information Officer Guy Gill told that police exploring Mount Rainier National Park have located the body of a white male face down in the snow with no heat signature. It’s thought to be that of homicide suspect Benjamin C. Barnes, but that’s not been confirmed yet.

The National Park Service confirmed the suspect has been “spotted” through air in the area of Narada Falls, a really remote part of the park. Teams are creating their ways to the subject on the ground to affirm his ID and to determine whether he is dead or live. It will accept the ground teams about 1 hour to reach him.

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