Wormuth says major decisions about force restructuring would occur in 2025

By Dan Schere / May 2, 2023 at 1:00 PM
Army Secretary Christine Wormuth told lawmakers Tuesday that in the wake of ongoing recruiting challenges, 2025 would be the timeframe when the service would need to make decisions about significant force restructuring. The Army’s fiscal year 2024 request has a budgeted end strength of 452,000. That’s a decrease from 473,000 in the FY-23 request, although the Army later asked Congress to reduce the troop levels to 452,000 prior to the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act due to the...

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