Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Pentagon May Oust Troops Involuntarily to Meet Reductions in Budget Plan

[This stinks! Our warriors are coming home to record unemployment numbers with record PTSD levels and we are going to fire them too… – JS]

From onemarinesview:

The Defense Department may have to force soldiers, Marines or other members of the military out of the services for the first time since the aftermath of the Cold War to achieve the spending reductions in its budget proposal.

“I was surprised that they were going to complete the reductions to the Army and the Marine Corps in just five years,” Sharp said in an interview before the budget was released. “What they told us is that they will try to use those types of positive incentives to the greatest extent possible, but that involuntary separations would probably still be necessary.

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