McConville: Army to upgrade Alaska command

By Ethan Sterenfeld / January 19, 2021 at 2:28 PM
The Army plans to increase its forces in the Arctic and turn what is currently a two-star command in Alaska into an "operational headquarters," Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said Jan. 19 at an Association of the U.S. Army event. "We're looking at establishing a multidomain task force in the region, and we're looking at establishing an Arctic-capable brigade, optimizing the deployment of our forces and being able to demonstrate our capabilities," he said. The service's Arctic warfare capabilities...

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