National Guard, reserves brace for budget cuts
from Watertown Daily Times
The National Guard and Reserves may take the brunt of defense-related budget cuts just when the nation needs them most, officials warned Congress. With spending reductions looming over the Defense Department, Guard and Reserve commanders said their services can help make up for expected cutbacks in the active services, including a shrinking Army — unless lawmakers or the administration try to return to the days when reservists were considered weekend warriors and received lower priority for materials and training.
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