January 26 2015
Manpower officials are concerned that the U.S. Army may be cutting its ranks too quickly, reports the Army Times.
While the service still expects to reach an end-strength of 450,000 active-duty troops, it would like to retain some personnel to fill out undermanned units, said Army Secretary John McHugh in an interview with the newspaper.
The Army is on track to reach 490,000 active-duty soldiers by the end of fiscal 2015. Plans call for eliminating about 20,000 posts annually...
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