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Panetta to announce DOD plans

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - With the Pentagon facing more than $450 billion cuts over the next decade, in the nation's capitol tomorrow, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is expected to unveil the military's new streamlined strategy, one that reportedly will mean cuts in some areas - but an increase in the military's presence in the Pacific.

Late last year Panetta, along with President Barack Obama, stressed the importance of the Asia Pacific Region. A press conference is scheduled to be held tomorrow.

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