Army future at risk with cull of most experienced officers

by Blog Burger on June 13, 2012

The Armed Forces’ future is at risk after losing a generation of its most experienced officers, politicians and commanders said yesterday. Among them were 630 officers with 300 coming from the Army, 250 from the RAF and 70 Royal Navy. At least eight brigadiers and 60 lieutenant colonels have gone along with 15 air commodores and 17 Navy captains Photo: EPA tag –> By Thomas Harding, Defence Correspondent 7:30AM BST 13 Jun 2012 Comments They issued the warning after the Ministry of Defence sacked almost 4,000 troops. One in six of those made redundant is a mid-ranking officer, often the leader of operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. Among them are the majors, colonels and brigadiers… – International English News

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