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Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to eliminate the Joint Forces Command based out of Norfolk, Virginia. Today Deputy Secretary William Lynn appears before the House Armed Services Committee. Most likely to repeat what he told Senators yesterday.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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