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Army Loses One Infantry Brigade to Create New Armored Brigade

The U.S. Army has announced it will convert one of its infantry brigades into an armored brigade combat team amid an increasing demand for heavier formations to counter Russian aggression in Europe. Beginning this coming summer, the 4,200 soldiers from the 2nd IBCT of the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia, will be converted into an ABCT and equipped with M1 Abrams tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles. "The conversion of an IBCT to an ABCT better postures the Army to meet the defense strategic guidance more


Army Loses One Infantry Brigade to Create New Armored Brigade

Marines Get More Troops, Keep Generals in Defense Budget

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Swingin’ Little Christmas” 
at Feinstein’s at the Nikko

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Air Force Get More Airmen, No Extra Planes in Defense Bill

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