TITLE

Uncle Sam Wants You--To Retire

AUTHOR(S)
Dreazen, Yochi J.
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
National Journal;2/4/2012, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Army to cut 80,000 soldiers in the coming years in response to the budget cuts faced by the Department of Defense. The department's budget is expected to fall by roughly 487 billion U.S. dollars over the next 10 years. The service is planning to offer severance packages, buyouts, and other financial incentives to encourage troops to retire or seek other work.
ACCESSION #
71833377

 

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