Military

Army National Guard Upset Army Chief of Staff "Disparaged" Them

Ray Odierno said the US couldn't rely any more on national guardsmen while discussing spending

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Advocates of the National Guard are hitting back against what some are calling disrespectful comments from the Army's top officer.

During a wide-ranging news conference Jan. 7 here, Gen. Ray Odierno, Army chief of staff, discussed the ongoing drawdown of the active Army and the potential of even deeper cuts to the force.