Thousands Soon to be Involuntarily Separated from the Army

According to an article in, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno said late last year that the Army must soon reduce its numbers by 80,000 personnel and as many as 16,000 of those could be by involuntary separation. The reductions are coming because of the ending of the American combat presence in Iraq […]

President’s Column – Daniel J. O’Connell

Let me begin by wishing you a Happy New Year. It’s hard to believe it’s already 2013. It seems like it wasn’t that long ago that there was real concern about what would happen when 2000 rolled around! One of the issues we always deal with is the length of time between when we write […]

Report from the Hill

After months of delay the Senate finally managed to pass its version of the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in early December of last year. This is something that should have happened before October 1. The bill is crucial for military people because it authorizes most of the activities of the Department of Defense, […]