25 Jun '13, 4pm

Army cutting brigades at 10 US bases

Related A look at planned cuts at Army installations around the U.S. U.S. Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army, meets with battalion and brigade commanders from the 10th Mountain Division during his visit to Fort Drum, N.Y. in this Oct. 2011 photo. Odierno said June 25, 2013 that 10 BCTs would be cut from 10 Army installations, including one at Fort Drum. Teddy Wade/U.S. Army WASHINGTON — The Army on Tuesday announced major force structure cuts that will drop the number of brigade combat teams from 45 to 33, saying further shrinkage of the federal defense budget would require even deeper cuts and further lessen the Army’s combat power. The Army previously announced it would reduce its end-strength from its current level of 541,000 to 490,000 soldiers by the end of fiscal 2017 under the $487 billion of spending reductions mandated by the 2011 Budget Cont...

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