Cordial reception belies budget fight ahead for Army panel proposals

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM
While Army officials have publicly described proposals by the National Commission on the Future of the Army as thoughtful and well-intentioned, the price tag associated with implementing the more capital-intensive recommendations could test the polite talk exchanged so far. Service leaders have said that of the panel's 63 recommendations, a dozen or so need further analysis because of the price tag associated with them. A formal assessment by the Army is expected in the coming weeks. One service source said...

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