Last week top Army leaders showed little restraint as they blasted the many ways the budget crisis is crippling the service. And the problems are many: The Army secretary talked about the budget dysfunction and the Army chief of staff said only two brigades are now combat ready. Read more on how training, gear and benefits are feeling the pinch.
Amid the budget cuts the Army must shrink its footprint. One top Army official says the only way to do that is with a Base Closure and Realignment Commission to oversee a new round of base closings. But will Congress let that happen?
Career news: After military leaders announced a forcewide requirement for “360-degree” reviews for senior officers, which call for comments from subordinates, some officers fear disgruntled subordinates could derail their careers. Now the Pentagon might limit the power of the reviews. Find out more.