The Free Beacon 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 […]
The troops will be drawn down from 490,000 to 450,000 in the next two years.
So much for standing firm on cutting government spending via sequestration, GOP.
The famous action hero, who has since become the focus of some great jokes, is pushing for U.S. lawmakers to keep funding for the A-10 Warthog.
So much for a budget hardship for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). They spent over $150 million on furniture and office stuff, and are complaining about a government shutdown (which didn’t come back to haunt the Republicans last fall, by the way).
WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense announced that they plan on cutting the U.S. Army down to pre-World War Two levels. They said that the cuts target the A-10 aircraft and reduce military benefits to meet spending caps. Reuters reported that Obama’s Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will focus on training and maintaining a smaller force […]
CNN’s homepage today featured a prominent link to a page on CNNMoney.com entitled “Meanest budget cuts.” The subtitle of the article reads, “From heating for the poor to removing unexploded landmines, the budget compromise takes the ax to some very worthy programs.” What is a supposedly unbiased news network doing calling any budget cut “mean?” […]
10/23/2015 - U.S. Army will have Fired 120,000 Soldiers between 2010 and 2017, Report says
7/8/2015 - U.S. Army Plans to Cut 40,000 Troops the Next 2 Years
4/20/2015 - GOP could end Sequestration and Increase Spending
3/25/2015 - Chuck Norris: Let’s Keep the A-10 Warthog in Service
2/24/2015 - Obama’s DHS spends $150 Million on Furniture, sees Budget Increase Every Year
2/25/2014 - Obama’s Pentagon to Slash Budget to pre-World War II levels
4/15/2011 - CNN on the “Meanest” Cuts