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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015  06:52:08 AM

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Dailey: Non-deployable Soldiers impact readiness
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - The biggest problem in the Army today is Soldiers who are non-deployable, and thatís having a direct impact on readiness, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey said. He said this construct is unsustainable in the complex operational environment that exits today. Dailey spoke at the chief of staff of the Army-sponsored Noncommissioned Officer Solarium II, held at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College here, Nov. 19. To give a scope of how big the problem is, there are currently about 50,000 Soldiers who are non-deployable. ďThatís huge. Thatís three out of the 10 divisionsĒ that the Army currently has, he said, putting the numbers in context. With the Armyís mission being to fight and win the nationís wars, thatís totally unacceptable, he said. And, that ...
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