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Army’s top leaders optimistic about service’s future even as it struggles to recruit

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Army’s failure in 2018 to meet its recruiting goal of enlisting 76,500 soldiers was not a major setback for the service, which is considering major changes to how it attracts, trains and outfits its troops, top leaders said Monday. Army Secretary Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley, the service’s chief of staff, downplayed concerns about the Army falling 6,500 recruits short of its fiscal year 2018 goal, missing its…