US Military Looks to Recruit Tech Experts While Cutting Overall Troop Numbers

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US Military Looks to Recruit Tech Experts While Cutting Overall Troop Numbers

US Military Looks to , Recruit Tech Experts While , Cutting Overall Troop Numbers.

United States special operations commanders have been tasked with cutting overall forces by 5,000 troops, while also adding more high-tech experts.

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United States special operations commanders have been tasked with cutting overall forces by 5,000 troops, while also adding more high-tech experts.

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United States special operations commanders have been tasked with cutting overall forces by 5,000 troops, while also adding more high-tech experts.

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Fox News reports that the conflicting goals, which have forced a broader restructuring of commando teams, have been influenced by Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine.

U.S. Army Special Operations Command plans to increase the size of Green Beret teams by adding members with specialized technical abilities.

U.S. Army Special Operations Command plans to increase the size of Green Beret teams by adding members with specialized technical abilities.

Additional team members could include computer software experts capable of reprograming drones and other tech gear on the fly.

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Additional team members could include computer software experts capable of reprograming drones and other tech gear on the fly.

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Additional team members could include computer software experts capable of reprograming drones and other tech gear on the fly.

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Gen.

Bryan Fenton, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, says the U.S. is "taking a lot of lessons learned out of the experience in Ukraine.".

Gen.

Bryan Fenton, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, says the U.S. is "taking a lot of lessons learned out of the experience in Ukraine.".

According to Fenton, special operations were ordered to cut about 2,000 personnel, including 750 from the army.

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According to Fenton, special operations were ordered to cut about 2,000 personnel, including 750 from the army.

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In 2024, the department was ordered to cut an additional 3,000 personnel over the next five years.

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So the real Army reduction in totality is almost 4,000, and the remaining 1,000 will come from the joint force, SEALs, Marine raiders, other Army units, Gen.

Bryan Fenton, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command.

So the real Army reduction in totality is almost 4,000, and the remaining 1,000 will come from the joint force, SEALs, Marine raiders, other Army units, Gen.

Bryan Fenton, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command.

Maj.

Gen.

Patrick Roberson, deputy commander of the command at Fort Liberty in North Carolina, estimates that at least 30% of those cuts will be in open jobs.

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According to Roberson, other cuts will be aimed at redundancies among trainers and instructors, as well as civil affairs and psychological operations.

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According to Roberson, other cuts will be aimed at redundancies among trainers and instructors, as well as civil affairs and psychological operations.


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Bryan P. Fenton

United States Army general

United States Special Operations Command

Unified combatant command of the United States Armed Forces responsible for special operations


Patrick B. Roberson

United States Army Major General

United States Army Special Operations Command

Army component of the U.S. Special Operations Command


United States Army Special Forces

Special operations branch of the U.S. Army

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