Back in January, then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced that the Army would get smaller as U.S. troops left Iraq and Afghanistan. Unsurprisingly, the Army’s next top officer isn’t particularly nuts about that idea – and hopes folks on Capitol Hill will reconsider.
What’s the worry? Why not just get more contractors?
Anyway, Murdoc is sure that when it comes to budget dollars, personnel will win out over high-cost programs.
And he’s feeling a bit sarcastic.