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Eric Fanning: Trump’s Plan to Add Army Troops Could Cost $12B

Army Secretary Eric Fanning estimates it would cost $12 billion to implement President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to increase the number of the service branch’s active-duty officers from 465,000 to 540,000, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Anthony Capaccio writes Fanning’s estimation is based on a formula that assumes that every additional 10,000 troops would require $1.6 billion …

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Commission Issues Force Structure Recommendations to Army

A Congress-formed commission has issued 63 recommendations after it reviewed the U.S. Army‘s structure and policies for force size management and integration efforts, the Army News Service reported Thursday. C. Todd Lopez writes the National Commission on the Future of the Army concluded that the military service needs at least 980,000 active-duty and …

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