Greg Jaffe covers the military for The Washington Post where he has been since March 2009. Prior to the Post, he was a reporter with The Wall Street Journal from 1995-2008. He began covering the military for the Journal in January 2000. He began his career at the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser.
Republicans say that steep spending cuts could leave the U.S. vulnerable and damage national security.
Big savings would come from personnel cuts, particularly in the Army, which would be pared back to its smallest size in 74 years.
The former defense secretary said he thought it was important to be candid in his new memoir, “Duty.”
The well-respected former defense secretary treats his new book almost like an extended therapy session.