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Pentagon proposes cuts to Army to promote innovation

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Triton unmanned aircraft system completed its first flight May 22, 2013 Courtesy of Northrop Grumman

The Pentagon is seeking to drawdown the size of its army to the smallest since World War II.

The plan is part of a proposed budget that Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says is a response to a changing world, where the U.S. needs a leaner, more agile military force and to promote more innovation, like drone technology. 

This could mean big changes for California. For more, we're joined by Gregory S. McNeal, he's a security and military expert and professor at Pepperdine University's School of Law.

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