Sequester Impacts DOD Readiness, Logistics Chiefs Say

Law360, New York (October 2, 2013, 6:29 PM EDT) -- Continued sequestration risks future military readiness through funding being pulled from procurement and other necessary equipment programs, such as efforts to repatriate and refurbish billions of dollars of equipment used in Afghanistan, two senior military logistics officials told lawmakers Wednesday.

The U.S. Army is in the midst of efforts to "retrograde and reset" equipment used in Afghanistan as U.S. troops withdraw, with approximately $17 billion worth of remaining Army equipment due to be sent home by the end of 2014, according to Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason,...
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