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Generals address Army's pursuit of modernization priorities, seek further reforms

February 08, 2018 |
Courtney McBride
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During a Feb. 7 hearing of the Senate Armed Services airland subcommittee, a quartet of Army senior leaders issued a familiar call for funding increases and budget stability, while seeking greater flexibility to pursue the service's modernization priorities. Lt. Gen. Mike Murray, deputy chief of staff (G-8), told the panel the service "has reached an inflection point . . . we can no longer afford to choose between near-term readiness and modernization." The funding levels requested for fiscal year 2019,...

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