06 Jun '18, 2pm

[email protected] Secretary Esper announces 'Army Vision' for 2028

.@USArmy Secretary Esper announces 'Army Vision' for 2028

WASHINGTON -- A new "Army Vision" spells out how the Army intends to prepare for possible warfare against near-peer competitors such as China and Russia, while simultaneously conducting irregular warfare, said the service's secretary. "Within a day or so, the Army Vision for 2028 will be rolled out," said Mark T. Esper, speaking at the Brookings Institute, June 5, where he discussed in detail how the Army plans to grow and adapt over the next decade to an ever-changing threat environment. To meet that threat, the Army needs to grow the active force to at least half a million, Esper said, adding that there will be similar growth inside the Army National Guard and Army Reserve. Growing the force will require both the retention of existing Soldiers and the addition of new ones, Esper said. For now, he said the Army is meeting its retention goals -- an indication that Soldiers...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/206488/army_secretary_esper_...

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