Army vice chief questions drawdown plan, calls for 'strategic review'

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 21, 2016 at 3:39 PM
Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel Allyn told senators last week he would support a review of Obama administration plans to reduce his service's end strength to 450,000 active-duty soldiers. "I do not have a level of comfort that we are ready for a contingency of a major scale against our peer adversaries, and therefore I am very uncomfortable with the trajectory of our drawdown right now and I do believe it's . . . time for a strategic...

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