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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

First mustard agent destruction another milestone for chemical demilitarization program

First mustard agent destruction another milestone for chemical demilitarization program

The March 18 destruction of the first item in the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Explosive Destruction System marked another... Read More about First mustard agent destruction another milestone for chemical demilitarization program

Changes coming to 'use or lose' leave

Changes coming to 'use or lose' leave

The temporary authority allowing Soldiers to carry over 75 days of leave from one fiscal year into the next will expire Sept. 30. Read More about Changes coming to 'use or lose' leave

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