Training at lower echelons could save the Army money

By Ethan Sterenfeld / March 16, 2021 at 5:00 PM
Shifting the Army's training to smaller formations could be an efficient way to both save money and increase readiness, Gen. James McConville, the service's chief of staff, said March 16. "One of the things about doing more small-unit training is that's actually less expensive," McConville said at the Association of the U.S. Army's Global Force Next conference. "So if you get more readiness out of doing smaller level training, then use your combat training centers to get the higher-level training,...

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