Odierno Urges Pursuit Of Key Modernization Efforts In Final Press Conference

By Sebastian Sprenger / August 12, 2015 at 5:16 PM
Outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said the Army has -- for the first time -- a good sense of what kinds of modernization programs it should pursue. Odierno made the remark during a wide-ranging Aug. 12 press conference at the Pentagon, just days before his scheduled retirement ceremony. The Senate recently confirmed Gen. Mark Milley of Army Forces Command to succeed him. Odierno's implicit admission that the Army previously acted somewhat haplessly in placing its money on...

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