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U.S. Army will have Fired 120,000 Soldiers between 2010 and 2017, Report says

The Free Beacon [1] reported:

The Army has disclosed that it has cut 80,000 soldiers since 2010 and plans to reduce the force by another 40,000 by the end of 2017, bringing the total active number of troops to 450,000, according to a report to Congress that was recently released under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

“Nearly every Army installation will experience reductions of some size,” according to the report, which was obtained and released [2] by the Federation of American Scientists (FAS).