Military Faces Massive Budget Cuts Due To Sequester04:21
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US Army soldiers salute during ceremonies. (AP)
US Army soldiers salute during ceremonies. (AP)

The U.S. military's budget is about to take a huge hit unless Congress takes action to lift the ongoing sequester.

The automatic cuts, set to take effect in January, will slash $52 billion from the military, which is 10-percent of the pentagon budget.

Top commanders say they will start reducing benefits for active military, including curbing pay and allowances for housing, education, and health.

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This segment aired on November 18, 2013.

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