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Ray Odierno: Downsizing the Army Will Harm its Capabilities

  Gen. Raymond Odierno, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, has said more than 450,000 active-duty members are required for the Army to perform its duty in global conflicts, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Brendan McGarry writes Odierno told a panel discussion in Washington, D.C., that the Army also needs …

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National Guard Marks 377th Year in Service

The National Guard celebrated its 377th anniversary with an event held on Dec. 11 at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington. Sabre Systems Inc. was a sponsor of the celebration attended by Defense Department personnel, members of Congress and industry partners, Sabre said Dec. 13. During the event, six …

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Ashton Carter, Janet Napolitano Help Host Summit With Governors

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano met with representatives of the Council of Governors Feb. 25 at the Pentagon to discuss issues surrounding cybersecurity and defense budget. Napolitano explained the recent White House executive order on critical cybersecurity infrastructure and resiliency, American Forces Press Service …

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AF Gen. Schwartz Addresses FY 2013 ‘Balance’ In Speech

Gen. Norton Schwartz, the Air Force’s chief of staff, recently gave his view on maintaining balance as the branch prepares for fiscal year 2013, according to an Air Force release. The general spoke at the Air Force Association’s monthly breakfast on Monday in front of civilian and industry leaders. Schwartz …

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