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Hoping To Slim POW-MIA Bureaucracy, Hagel Makes One Out Of Two

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Hoping To Slim POW-MIA Bureaucracy, Hagel Makes One Out Of Two

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Hoping To Slim POW-MIA Bureaucracy, Hagel Makes One Out Of Two

Hoping To Slim POW-MIA Bureaucracy, Hagel Makes One Out Of Two

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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced the creation of a new defense agency charged with merging the multiple divisions currently responsible for finding and identifying the more than 80,000 members missing from past conflicts. A five-month investigation by NPR and the independent news agency ProPublica had found the U.S. recovery effort to be slow, inefficient and stymied by outdated methods.