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GOP lawmakers say the Obama administration is ignoring history in planning a defense budget that bets there won’t be another protracted ground war in the near future.

The White House is expected to unveil the 2015 defense budget on Tuesday that would cut the active duty Army by more than 20 percent over the next five years.

“After Iraq and Afghanistan, we are no longer sizing the military to conduct long and large stability operations,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said last Monday as he previewed the president’s 2015 defense budget.

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