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Report: Army Nominee Eric Fanning’s Agenda Includes Force Readiness, Rapid Acquisition

Eric Fanning, nominee for the U.S. Army secretary post, said he plans to explore strategies to ensure military personnel readiness and reverse a proposed brigade size reduction at the Army if confirmed, Defense News reported Thursday. Jen Judson writes Fanning also vowed to maximize the Army’s combat power during his nomination hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. …

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Army Outlines Civilian Workforce Reductions

The Army is moving forward with plans to reduce the size of its civilian workforce, according to a Friday statement from the Defense Department. About 8,700 reductions will take place by September 2013 with 37 states being affected. The Army said about 90 percent of the cuts will take place …

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