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Jul. 10, 2014

Layoffs at the Front Lines

Unbelievable move by DoD.

“In a stunning display of callousness, the Defense Department has announced that thousands of soldiers – many serving as commanding officers in Afghanistan – will be notified in the coming weeks that their service to the country is no longer needed,” reports the New York Post. “Last week, more than 1,100 Army captains – the men and women who know best how to fight this enemy because they have experienced multiple deployments – were told they’ll be retired from the Army.” It was no secret cuts were coming, as the Obama DoD aims to reduce the Army to 440,000 soldiers from 520,000. But to send pink slips to soldiers serving on the front lines is astounding. More…

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