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U.S. Army Plans to Cut Troop Numbers

The plan will decrease the size of the army to 450,000 troops — the lowest it has been since 1940, the year before the U.S. entered World War II. Prior to the Sept. 11 attacks, there were around 480,000 active-duty service members, USA Today reports. http://goo.gl/6W8p57 More From The Brief: time.com/newsletter/the-brief #FullNewsAudioAvailable

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