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Army to force out 550
majors; some in Afghanistan

Associated Press, by Lolita C. Baldor

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 8/3/2014 8:43:32 PM

WASHINGTON — About 550 Army majors, including some serving in Afghanistan, will soon be told they have to leave the service by next spring as part of a budget-driven downsizing of the service. Gen. John Campbell, the vice chief of the Army, acknowledged Friday that telling troops in a war zone that they´re out of a job is a difficult task. But he said some of the soldiers could join the National Guard or the Army Reserve. The decision to cut Army majors comes on the heels of a move to slash nearly 1,200 captains from the ranks. Army leaders

Comments:
The purge continues.
AP article via Stars and Stripes.
Read the comments, we´re in trouble folks.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 8/3/2014 9:22:20 PM     (No. 9952261)

It would make more sense to force out the non productive individuals in the governments over staffed agencies.Suggest starting with the IRS and EPA.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/3/2014 9:45:37 PM     (No. 9952278)

Too bad we can´t rid ourselves of all those ´non-essential´ govn workers we here about every time there is a threat of a govn shutdown....

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