Army making thousands of force structure cuts to support modernization

By Dan Schere / February 27, 2024 at 12:38 PM
The Army is cutting 24,000 authorizations, or spaces, to make way for 7,500 new spaces that will support a series of new capabilities the service aims to implement, service leaders announced today. The force structure changes will occur over the course of the next five years, Army Secretary Christine Wormuth told reporters during a Defense Writers Group event in Washington today. According to a white paper released by the Army Tuesday, the service seeks to have at least 470,000 soldiers...

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