Army Reserve Chief Sees Increased Dependency, But Fears Shortfalls

By Tony Bertuca / February 2, 2011 at 5:02 PM
The chief of the Army Reserve predicted today that his force would likely add a greater mix of capabilities as the active force begins to cut its end strength in the next five years. But he is also concerned that future belt tightening could adversely impact investments in training. Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced Jan. 6 that he wanted to begin trimming the Army's end strength by 27,000 troops in 2015. Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, chief of the Army Reserve,...

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