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Dempsey Seen As Skeptical On Consolidation Of Regional Army Commands

/ June 3, 2011 at 8:59 PM
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, who last week was nominated to become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is unconvinced that a consolidation of four regional Army service component commands into two would make sense, according to a service source. Shortly after becoming the chief of staff in April, Dempsey "pretty much quashed" the idea of having one Army component servicing both Northern Command and Southern Command, and one for European Command and African Command, an official...

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