Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, center, testifies before the House Armed Services Committee on the Department of Defense budget request for fiscal year 2014 at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., April 11, 2013. U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Under Secretary of Defense Robert Hale, the department comptroller, joined Hagel for the testimony.