Army Force Posture and Readiness

Acting Army Secretary Patrick Murphy and Chief of Staff General Mark Milley testified at a hearing on worldwide threats and challenges facing the U.S. Army,… read more

Acting Army Secretary Patrick Murphy and Chief of Staff General Mark Milley testified at a hearing on worldwide threats and challenges facing the U.S. Army, as well as the military branch’s operations and structure. General Milley said due to low troop readiness levels the U.S. is at “high military risk” with emerging threats and high power conflicts. He also provided an update on the military operations in Iraq saying the U.S. is making progress against ISIS* but not yet winning. Other topics included defense modernization, deterring Russian aggression, women in combat, and the fiscal year 2017 defense budget request.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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Program ID:
407828-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 07, 2016 | 9:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2016 | 3:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 07, 2016 | 9:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2016 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2016 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 08, 2016 | 5:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 08, 2016 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2016 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2016 | 3:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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