Call for Bigger Army, More Overseas Presence

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Call for Bigger Army, More Overseas Presence

Reshaping the military to tackle evolving threats should be a higher government priority, four national security analysts warned during testimony.

Dunford: Challenges Require More Than ‘Buying New Hardware’

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Dunford: Challenges Require More Than ‘Buying New Hardware’

The nation is facing a complex security environment driven by four nation state challenges and the threat of violent extremism, and that has major implications for the Army and the joint force, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. spoke during the sustaining member luncheon at the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition.

“We need a balanced portfolio of capabilities” able to deal with a range of adversaries across the full range of military conflict, Dunford said