McConville says he does not intend to cut end strength

By Ethan Sterenfeld / March 12, 2021 at 12:47 PM
Gen. James McConville, chief of staff of the Army, said March 11 he does not intend to cut the Army’s end strength this year, despite the expectation of greater pressure on the defense budget. “That is not my intent,” he said when asked whether he would seek to cut end strength to save money for the Army’s modernization efforts. McConville spoke with reporters at a virtual Defense Writers Group event. The active duty Army has shrunk since the height of...

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