Chu: Active-Reserve Force Mix Changes Will Be Reflected In 2005 Budget

By Thomas Duffy / June 17, 2003 at 5:00 AM
An ongoing, internal debate over how the Defense Department uses and mobilizes reserve forces will be settled this summer and reflected in the 2005 budget request, the Pentagon's top personnel official said today. Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David Chu said the department is in the midst of deciding how to implement numerous conclusions on the active/reserve force mix issue that were derived from several studies. Chu said the main idea is to scrap the current system,...

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