ONLY IN OBAMALAND: US Army ‘to Shrink to Smallest Size Since BEFORE WWII’

Published on February 24, 2014

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to propose reducing the US Army to its smallest size since before World War Two on Monday.

Hagel’s proposal is expected to feature a scheduled drop of troops from 570,000 post-9/11 to between 440,000 and 450,000, according to a piece in The New York Times. This would be the smallest army since 1940.

It says that the expected proposal is based around both spending concerns — as well as President Obama’s promises to end two different long-term military campaigns.

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