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Reducing civilian end strength so it is commensurate with the drawdown of Soldiers is something the Army has been focusing on, but it's still a work in progress, noted Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh. Read More about Army reducing civilian strength, leaders tell Congress
Dailey: Individual Soldiers can raise unit readiness, rather than detract from it

Dailey: Individual Soldiers can raise unit readiness, rather than detract from it

Earlier this month, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno told Congress only 33 percent of Army brigades are ready to go to war, when the number... Read More about Dailey: Individual Soldiers can raise unit readiness, rather than detract from it

Votel: success depends on total force readiness

Votel: success depends on total force readiness

Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, told Congress he is "profoundly concerned" about sequestration's impact on the... Read More about Votel: success depends on total force readiness

Laser-based aircraft countermeasure provides 'unlimited rounds' against MANPADS

Laser-based aircraft countermeasure provides 'unlimited rounds' against MANPADS

The Army expects later this year to reach a Milestone B decision with its laser-based Common Infrared Countermeasures defense system program. Read More about Laser-based aircraft countermeasure provides 'unlimited rounds' against MANPADS

Sequestration would force involuntary separation of combat vets

Sequestration would force involuntary separation of combat vets

Dropping the Army's end strength to 450,000 would require the involuntary separation of about 14,000 Soldiers, Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, the Army's... Read More about Sequestration would force involuntary separation of combat vets

Allyn discusses sequestration concerns with signal leaders

Allyn discusses sequestration concerns with signal leaders

As senior Army leaders deal with the effects of budget cuts on mission readiness and modernization, the Army's vice chief of staff asked... Read More about Allyn discusses sequestration concerns with signal leaders

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