Secretary of the U.S. Army visits Anniston Army Depot


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Tuesday, Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark Esper stopped by the Anniston Army Depot.

Dr. Esper started with a tour of the facility.

He later talked about the important role the Depot plays with the Army’s priorities which are readiness, modernization, and reform.

The Depot helps to make sure Army vehicles are property refurbished.

“It is refurbished by the skilled artisans in Anniston and it quickly gets back out in the field so that our soldiers are ready to operate them, and if necessary deploy them and fight to win a future fight,” Dr. Esper said.

The Anniston Army Depot employs 3,500 government civilians along with hundreds of contractors.