Army Reserves under-funded by $7 billion.

Author:Erwin, Sandra I.
Position:Washington Pulse
 
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Despite a healthy flow of funding into Army equipment accounts in recent years Reserve units are woefully short of trucks and other tactical vehicles, a senior official says.

The current funding shortfall is $7.7 billion, according to Maj. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, deputy chief of the Army Reserve Command. In a recent presentation at an industry conference, Stultz noted that the Army's 2006-2011 budget includes $3.5 billion for new equipment for the...

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