Acting Army secretary warns service faces 'tremendous' amount of risk with further cuts

By Jaspreet Gill / April 28, 2021 at 11:50 AM
The Army faces a challenging year ahead with the next defense budget, where it will have to balance readiness and modernization against what is speculated to be a flat budget, the acting Army secretary said yesterday. The service will try to protect readiness "at all costs," John Whitley said at an April 27 Center for New American Security event. "We're going to try to protect as much of modernization as we can at all costs. But there is not a...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.