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Topic - Raymond T. Odierno
The Army's top general said that he still hopes to rebuild military-to-military ties with Russia once the political turmoil stirring around the country's recent invasion of Crimea dies down.
The Army announced a massive restructuring of its force Tuesday, slashing 12 combat brigades and affecting military communities from Georgia to Washington state, as it prepares to cut 80,000 active-duty soldiers from its ranks over the next four years.
The Army would lose more than 100,000 soldiers if Congress does not avert automatic defense budget cuts due to occur in two weeks, the Army's chief of staff said Friday.
Automatic defense spending cuts set to begin Friday will hurt troops’ morale, readiness and their families and could damage the Pentagon’s ability to recruit an all-volunteer force, military chiefs told Congress on Tuesday.
The Army faces a $18 billion shortfall this fiscal year that will delay training for soldiers deploying to Afghanistan in 2014, the Army's chief of staff said Tuesday.
U.S. Africa Command, the military's newest regional force, will have more troops available early next year as the Pentagon winds down from two ground wars over the past decade, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Army chief of staff, told The Washington Times.
The NFL and U.S. Army have teamed up on a long-term program to care for and prevent concussions and head trauma, as well as other health issues.
Today is Flag Day, June 14th. A day to show respect for the symbol of our country: the "Stars and Stripes", "Old Glory". Our flag is more than a unique design – America was the first nation to use a five-pointed star as early as 1777 – it is a representation of those who fly it.
The Army, which already is planning to cut more than 70,000 soldiers from its rolls, would be forced to remove an additional 80,000 to 100,000 troops from its active-duty and Reserve rosters if automatic budget cuts occur, the service's chief of staff said Wednesday.
The general who leads the U.S. says the Pentagon will take two heavy armor brigades out of Europe in 2013 and 2014 and eliminate them.
Top defense officials are grappling to find a unified position on whether to allow women in direct ground combat, as the Pentagon prepares a landmark report to Congress on the military's coed future.
The Army's top officer told Congress on Wednesday that he would have to cancel nearly every new weapons system now planned if automatic, across-the-board spending cuts of $1 trillion-plus hit the Pentagon.
The nation's military leaders warned a House panel on Wednesday that cuts in defense spending beyond those already planned would deeply wound the armed services and jeopardize U.S. global influence.
In the latest shake-up of his national security team, President Obama on Monday named Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, less than two months after elevating him to the Army's top post.
The leader of a small Florida church that espouses anti-Islam philosophy said Wednesday he was determined to go through with his plan to burn copies of the Koran on Sept. 11, despite pressure from the White House, religious leaders and others to call it off.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno said during a forum at the Center For Strategic and International Studies Thursday that the Pentagon wants to repair communication lines with Russia and "move forward" after the Ukraine crisis is finally resolved.
Rekindling the U.S. military's relationship with Russia is as important as forging better military relationships with China, Gen. Odierno said.