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Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld pointed out at the March 9, 2004, Pentagon press briefing that pushing forward with transformation programs within the department would ultimately be a wiser investment of scarce defense dollars than increasing military personnel levels. Defense Dept. photo by R. D. Ward
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Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld
Remarks on CNN's "Larry King Live"
"… change is hard, and we have been transforming the Department of Defense in a revolutionary way. We have done things that have never been done before. We're moving this institution. It's an enormous institution into the 21st century, and when you get involved in change like that, somebody's not going to like it, and they're going to complain and they're going to be uncomfortable about it and they're going to have different views." Transcript
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Joint Commander Stresses Information Access
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Air National Guard Transforms to Takes on Dual Roles
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