Odierno Rejects Army Reorganization As Solution To End-Strength Cuts

By Sebastian Sprenger / November 19, 2014 at 6:07 PM
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said the service will need more troops than a sequestration budget would allow, and that reorganizing the Army would not help to alleviate personnel shortfalls. Speaking Nov. 19 at an industry conference in Washington, Odierno argued that a number between 440,000 to 450,000 soldiers likely would be insufficient to meet the demands of a world “growing more complex.” Odierno, whose term will conclude next year, made similar arguments last month, when he first...

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