Army To Cut 40,000 Troops Over 2 Years At U.S. Bases

Army To Cut 40,000 Troops Over 2 Years At U.S. Bases

By Scott Neuman

The decision to shrink the Army to 450,000 active-duty personnel was made months ago, but Congress was only briefed on the details of the plan in recent days.

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Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/07/09/421561723/army-to-cut-40-000-troops-over-2-years-at-6-u-s-bases?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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