Army supports transitioning Soldiers as it navigates drawdown


ARLINGTON, Va.  — As mandated by Congress, the Army is continuing to draw down its end-strength to 490,000 active-component Soldiers by the end of fiscal year 2015. As part of the incremental and deliberate approach, the Army will notify roughly 500 majors over the next month that they must leave the service as the result of the decision of recent Officer Separation Boards (OSB) and Enhanced Selective Retirement Boards (eSERB). Full story