And as back to back deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan have slowed, rotational missions to places such as Europe , Korea and Kuwait have increased, along with training exercises and train, advise and assist missions all around the world. During this non-mission time, units still conduct training at home or at the combat training centers and continue to prepare for potential contingencies, officials said. The Army will continue to improve on those numbers, Abrams said, even as it works to rebuild its readiness.
Forces Command also has reduced its number of non-deployable soldiers from And the command has gotten rid of, transferred or moved more than , pieces of equipment — from bayonets to Medium Tactical Vehicles — that was outdated, no longer needed or residing in the wrong units, he said. As he moves into his new role in Korea, one of the most unpredictable regions in the world, Abrams, who is active on Twitter, said he hopes to continue to maintain a strong presence on social media.
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