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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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Gary Cheek: Continued Overseas Demand to Pressure Army Budget

Maj. Gen. Gary Cheek has said the U.S. Army could face additional challenges in maintaining its force size, readiness and mission operations if sequestration cuts remain for fiscal year 2016, Defense News reported Monday. Joe Gould writes that Cheek, the service’s assistant deputy commanding general for operations, plans and policy, said U.S. needs to retain an ability …

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