Army leaders highlight budgetary effects on readiness

By Courtney McBride / March 9, 2017 at 10:56 AM
Ongoing budget constraints and the cycle of continuing resolutions have forced the Army to make difficult choices that adversely impact readiness, senior leaders said during a March 8 hearing of the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee. Lawmakers heard testimony from Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson, the deputy chief of staff (G-3/5/7), Lt. Gen. Aundre Piggee, deputy chief of staff (G-4), and Lt. Gen. Gwen Bingham, the assistant chief of staff for installation management. The current operational tempo "does not allow [the...

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