Wormuth: Army must 'ruthlessly prioritize' to avoid becoming a 'bill-payer' for other services

By Tony Bertuca / October 11, 2021 at 12:04 PM
Army Secretary Christine Wormuth today acknowledged the tensions between the Army and other the U.S. military services as the Pentagon is structuring its multiyear budget strategy, especially since deterring the "pacing threat" of China means accepting geographic realities in the Indo-Pacific region. Wormuth, speaking at the opening of the annual Association of the United States Army conference in Washington, hinted at her internal Pentagon debates with those who would direct greater resources toward the Navy and Air Force, which are...

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