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AP sources: Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQ

8 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Army leaders will announce on Friday that they have chosen Austin, Texas, as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize the service and prepare for future wars, U.S. officials said.
The Army laid out plans to create the so-called Futures Command last October, marking the first time in decades that the service has added such a high-level, new headquarters.
Austin, known for its live music scene, also has a favourable business, academic and technology climate that will mesh well with the Army's needs, said the officials, who spoke to The...
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AP sources: Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQ

8 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials say Army leaders will announce on Friday that they've chosen Austin, Texas, as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize the service and prepare for future wars.
The Army laid out plans to create the so-called Futures Command last October, marking the first time in decades that the service has added such a high-level, new headquarters.
The officials say the city is well-suited for the Army's high-technology and academic needs. The officials spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss the selection...
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