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

Army: Only two brigades ready to fight

Systematically destroyed from within, under the guise of budget cuts. America is now at the peak of the process in degredation, whereas both China and Russia are on par with capability, combat readiness and deployment, or are soon to be.

Budget cuts mean only two Army brigades are combat-ready, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno said Monday.

Odierno made the admission at an Army conference, where he said thousands of soldiers might not be properly trained for deployment.

“Right now, we have in the Army two brigades that are trained. That’s it. Two,” Odierno said at the annual Association of the United States Army (AUSA) conference.

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