Despite the fears of another round of sequestration looming, two Fort Hood units said they are still on target for rotations at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in early 2014.
Last month, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno surprised people when he said the Army only has two brigade combat teams trained and ready for combat operations. If sequestration continues, the general said he will focus 2014 training dollars to get seven brigades ready, he told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Nov. 7.
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