UK's Plan To Axe Army Battalions Revealed
Wow. This really puts it into perspective.
The Government is due to announce plans that will see five infantry battalions axed altogether and other units merged or turned into reservists in the biggest structural changes to the Army in more than a century.
The defence secretary, Philip Hammond will set out how the regular Army will be cut*from 102,000 troops to 82,000 by the end of the decade - its lowest level since*the Napoleonic Wars.
"I think the most un-American thing you can say is, 'You can't say that.'” Garrison Keillor