Tag: Sequestration

Army sees challenges ahead to recruiting future Soldiers

Army sees challenges ahead to recruiting future Soldiers

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

This fiscal year, the Army will make its mission of 59,000 active duty accessions, or young civilians, who enter basic combat training, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow has said.

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Dailey calms fears over troop cuts

Dailey calms fears over troop cuts

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Army’s top noncommissioned officer addressed Soldier and family trepidation about troop cuts during a town hall, here, July 8.

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Army to realign brigades, cut 40,000 Soldiers, 17,000 civilians

Army to realign brigades, cut 40,000 Soldiers, 17,000 civilians

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Todd Lopez Army News Service WASHINGTON — By the end of fiscal year 2018, the active Army expects to have drawn down in size from 490,000 to 450,000, said Army officials during a July 9 press conference at the Pentagon. The service will also shrink the size of several brigade combat teams and will cut […]

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IMCOM leaders set sights on 2025

IMCOM leaders set sights on 2025

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

“We’re a member of the combined arms team, a critical element of readiness,” Lt. Gen. David Halverson, IMCOM commander, told his region and garrison leaders.

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Congress told Army reducing civilian strength leaders tell Congress

Congress told Army reducing civilian strength leaders tell Congress

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Reducing civilian end strength so it’s commensurate with the drawdown of Soldiers is something the Army has been focusing on, but it’s still a work in progress, noted Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh.

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Sequestration would force involuntary separations  of combat vets

Sequestration would force involuntary separations of combat vets

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dropping the Army’s end strength to 450,000 would require the involuntary separation of about 14,000 Soldiers, the Army’s vice chief of staff told lawmakers.

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Sequestration impacts communities, but BRAC could benefit them

Sequestration impacts communities, but BRAC could benefit them

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Halverson, commander of the Army’s Installation Management Command, provided oral and written testimony to the Senate Appropriation’s Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee regarding fiscal year 2016 military construction and family housing budgets.

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IMCOM talks ‘hot topics’ at forum

IMCOM talks ‘hot topics’ at forum

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

“A near-term threat to our effectiveness is sequestration. … It can’t be ignored.”

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Town hall highlights inspection, troop reductions, employees

Town hall highlights inspection, troop reductions, employees

| March 13, 2015 | 2 Comments

Garrison personnel learned the installation earned an “outstanding” rating during the Organization Inspection Program in February, conducted by Installation Management Command-Pacific, when the commander held a town hall at the Main Post Chapel, here, March 5th.

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Budget request balances today’s needs against tomorrow’s threats

Budget request balances today’s needs against tomorrow’s threats

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The president’s fiscal year 2016 budget request of $534 billion protects America today, while positioning the U.S. military to face the threats of tomorrow, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer Mike McCord has said.

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