Army Official: U.S. Could Be Outnumbered, Outgunned in Future Conflicts

Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, who serves as deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, made the projection during remarks Tuesday at the Association of the United States Army conference in Huntsville, Alabama, National Defense Magazine reported.

“Future Army forces may be not only outnumbered … but we also may face enemies who have overmatch capability over us in some key areas,” McMaster stated. Continue reading

Army looking for recruits who ‘thrive in conditions of chaos’

At one time, the Army was looking for men and women who could become “Army strong.” It’s now specifically looking for soldiers who “thrive in conditions of chaos.”

“We used to say we need individuals who are comfortable in conditions of ambiguity. Now we need people who improve and thrive in conditions of chaos. There is a big difference between comfortable and thriving,’ Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, commander of the Army Combined Arms Center, said Wednesday, Army Times reported. Continue reading