Speakes Reflects on FCS Lessons, Army Challenges

By Kate Brannen / October 27, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Nearing the end of a 35-year Army career, Lt. Gen. Stephen Speakes, deputy chief of staff for programs (G-8), met with reporters today and discussed the lessons of the Future Combat Systems program, his concerns about Army personnel and the service's current and future challenges. Speakes has worked in the Pentagon on the Army staff since 2004, serving three years as the deputy chief of staff for programs. He told reporters that he sat down yesterday with Army Chief of...

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