The following statement is attributable to Brig. Gen. Malcolm Frost, U.S. Army Chief of Public Affairs:

The Army appreciates the independent insights and recommendations provided by the National Commission on the Future of the Army. We are currently assessing the report and expect its recommendations to provide opportunities to strengthen the effectiveness of our force. That assessment process will be led by the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army and include the coordinated efforts of the Director, Army National Guard and Chief of Army Reserve. The Army's evaluation of the costs, benefits, and risks outlined is just now beginning. We thank the commission for their insights and hard work.