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    Officers can apply to go cyber in voluntary transfer program

    The Army is accepting applications from Regular Army officers in the ranks of second lieutenant through colonel who want to become members of the service's new career branch for cyber warriors.

    • Oct. 8, 2014
  2. The Army has cut a modest SRB bonus for soldiers deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait. Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston/ISAF

    Army cuts long-standing SRB bonus

    The Army's long-standing policy of offering a modest Selective Re-enlistment Bonus to certain soldiers deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait has been rescinded, effective immediately.

    • Oct. 3, 2014
  3. Retired Brig. Gen. Ralph O. Baker was accused of groping a civilian while intoxicated. He accepts fault for being intoxicated but denies the allegation. Army

    Two-star accused of sexual assault retires as one-star

    A general fired in March 2013 after allegations he sexually assaulted a female civilian adviser said that while he denies the charges, he 'accepts the responsibility for becoming intoxicated that evening' and that 'due process was followed.'

    • Oct. 3, 2014
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    A physician assistant performs battlefield acupuncture on a civilian contractor at Combat Outpost Champkani, Afghanistan, in 2013. The physician assistant program enables enlisted soldiers to earn a commission and a master's degree. Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton/Army

    Physician assistant course lets soldiers go officer

    Soldiers can now apply for a physician assistant program that allows them to earn a master's degree in medical care.

    • Sep. 27, 2014
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    Bonus program for spec ops pilots ends Sept. 30

    A retention incentive program featuring annual bonuses of up to $25,000 for warrant officer pilots assigned to special operations units is set to expire Sept. 30, the end of fiscal 2014.

    • Sep. 26, 2014
  5. October sergeant, staff sergeant promotions announced

    The Army announced on Thursday the sergeant and staff sergeant list for October. Congratulations to those getting promoted!

    • Sep. 25, 2014
  6. Army names senior NCOs to move up in October

    These senior NCOs have been selected for promotion in October, the Army announced Wednesday.

    • Sep. 24, 2014
  7. The military services are developing specialized recruiting and training policies for the Defense Department's nascent cyber force, a new Pentagon report says. Tech. Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo Jr./Air Force

    As cyber force grows, manpower details emerge

    The military will need to expand its force of cyber warriors beyond plans for 6,200 personnel, and the individual services are hammering out the manpower-related details of precisely how to build that force from the ground up, according to a new Pentagon

    • Sep. 23, 2014
  8. Gen. Daniel Allyn, the Army's new vice chief, is warning soldiers that sequestration seems likely to return. Dave Chace / Army

    New Army vice chief expects worse manpower conditions

    The Army's new vice chief expects in 2016 that sequestration will once again rear its ugly head, and that means thousands more force-cuts in the service.

    • Sep. 22, 2014
  9. New assignments announced for five generals

    Five generals are going to new assignments, four of them with medical commands, the Army chief of staff, Gen. Ray Odierno, announced Wednesday. They are:

    • Sep. 17, 2014
  10. October officer promotions announced for active duty

    October promotions have been authorized for the following active component officers:

    • Sep. 16, 2014
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    White House Fellowships are one of several fellowship and scholarship opportunities accepting applications from interested soldiers. Karen Bleier / AFP

    Scholarships, fellowships open to officers, NCOs

    It's that time of year when the Army announces application rules, deadlines and other information about several prestigious scholarship and fellowship programs for officers, warrant officers and noncommissioned officers.

    • Sep. 15, 2014
  11. Senior noncommissioned officer boards in fiscal 2015 will take place in a different order than previous years.

    2015 board shuffles NCO schedule; separation reviews planned

    The board schedule has been revised for fiscal 2015, which begins Oct. 1, re-ordering NCO boards and scheduling retention screenings for staff sergeants and above.

    • Sep. 14, 2014
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    Officer appointments for Reserve: The list is out

    These enlisted service members, former officers and civilians have been approved for direct officer appointments and reappointments in the Army Reserve by a board that met in June.

    • Sep. 10, 2014
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    Army activates its first cyber protection brigade

    The Army on Sept. 5 activated a new Cyber Protection Brigade — the first of its kind in the Army — at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

    • Sep. 9, 2014
  14. New list of names for CSM and SGM key billets announced

    The Army has issued a revised version of the fiscal 2015 nominative command sergeant major and sergeant major key billet selection list that was retracted in early August because of administrative problems.

    • Sep. 4, 2014
  15. Special-branch officers named to go to senior service college

    Here are the names of active component colonels and lieutenant colonels of the Army Medical Department, Judge Advocate General's Corps and Chaplaincy selected for resident senior service college attendance in school year 2015-16:

    • Sep. 4, 2014
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    As the active Army transitions away from the Kiowa helicopter, replacing the fleet with the National Guard's Apaches, the service is encouraging soldiers in a number of Kiowa MOSs to reclassify. Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod/Army

    Advice for Kiowa soldiers: Reclass now

    Reclassification opportunities are available to certain aviation systems and aircraft maintenance enlisted soldiers affected by the Army's phased elimination of the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior from its inventory of helicopters.

    • Aug. 29, 2014
  16. Army names officers selected for promotion to colonel

    The Army announced Thursday the names, branches, functional areas and sequence numbers of the lieutenant colonels recommended for promotion.

    • Aug. 28, 2014
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    Colonel promotion list to post this week

    Selection lists containing the names of officers recommended for promotion by the annual Army Competitive Category colonel board that met in May will be released Thursday.

    • Aug. 26, 2014
  18. First lieutenants can try for branch transfers to jobs in special operations. Army

    1st lieutenants wanted for spec ops jobs

    Regular Army first lieutenants with a yen to serve in special operations will be considered for possible branch transfers to Special Forces, Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations by a board that meets April 20-24.

    • Aug. 25, 2014
  19. September sergeant, staff sergeant names announced

    The Army announced on Friday the sergeant and staff sergeant list for September.

    • Aug. 22, 2014
  20. September senior NCO promotions announced

    Congratulations to the Regular Army senior noncommissioned officers who will be promoted to sergeant major, master sergeant and sergeant first class in September.

    • Aug. 22, 2014
  21. September officer promotions announced

    Congratulations to the active component officers being promoted to the ranks of chief warrant officer 3 through colonel in September:

    • Aug. 19, 2014
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    Army gets the most service switchers

    Switching services has slowed to a trickle since the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, when hundreds of sailors and airmen were jumping the Navy and Air Force.

    • Aug. 15, 2014
  1. Army issues new reenlistment rules

    The Regular Army retention program that opened Oct. 1 includes five re-enlistment options for qualified soldiers whose terms of service will expire before Sept. 30, 2015....

      10:25 AM, Oct. 26, 2014
  2. Army announces May officer promotions

    The Army has announced the list of officers that have been selected to move up in May....

      11:45 AM, Apr. 27, 2013
  3. Tough new rules for applying to OCS

    Quality standards have again been tightened for active and reserve soldiers applying for the federal Officer Candidate School program....

      10:41 AM, Jul. 30, 2013
  4. Army announces CSM assignments

    Here are the names, specialties and major commands of the Regular Army and Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) senior NCOs who have been slated for assignment to brigade and battalion command sergeant major and key billet positions in fiscal 2015:...

      7:06 PM, Apr. 30, 2014
  5. Army announces May officer promotions

    The Army has announced the list of officers that have been selected to move up in May....

      11:45 AM, Apr. 27, 2013
  6. Promotion slowdown: Longer wait for captains, majors

    Basic-branch officers of the Army Competitive Category will have a longer wait for their captain tracks and major leaves under a phased return to promotion pin-on points that were in effect before the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq....

      7:33 AM, Apr. 15, 2013
  7. CID looking for new special agents

    U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is putting out a dragnet — for new special agents....

      1:29 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
  8. New one-star is U.S. military's first general born in Vietnam

    Col. Viet Luong pinned on his first star during a ceremony Wednesday at Fort Hood, Texas, becoming the first Vietnamese-born general officer in the U.S. military....

      11:07 AM, Aug. 7, 2014
  9. Army announces sergeant, staff sergeant promotions

    These soldiers will be promoted to sergeant or staff sergeant in February, Army officials announced Thursday. They can expect to be promoted as of Feb. 1:...

      11:36 AM, Jan. 24, 2014
  10. 2015 board shuffles NCO schedule; separation reviews planned

    The board schedule has been revised for fiscal 2015, which begins Oct. 1, re-ordering NCO boards and scheduling retention screenings for staff sergeants and above....

      1:58 PM, Sep. 15, 2014
  11. Army creates new MOS for dog handlers

    Dog handlers have a new MOS. A new military occupational specialty, 31K, is opening for military police soldiers who serve as working dog handlers....

      8:29 AM, Sep. 23, 2013
  12. Physician assistant course lets soldiers go officer

    Soldiers can now apply for a physician assistant program that allows them to earn a master's degree in medical care....

      10:42 AM, Sep. 28, 2014
  13. EPR change for tech sergeants raises new questions

    The Air Force's plan to introduce a standardized closeout date for evaluating the performance of all technical sergeants, as part of sweeping changes to the enlisted promotion system, has left some airmen unclear on when their next evaluation will occur....

      8:47 AM, Aug. 15, 2014
  14. Be an Army hacker: This top secret cyber unit wants you

    Army Cyber Command is looking for computer-savvy troops to turn into crack cyberwarriors. ...

      8:45 AM, Apr. 8, 2013
  15. Civil Affairs: The Army's hottest job is hiring now

    The Army is looking to bolster its cadre of 'warrior diplomats' by adding hundreds of enlisted soldiers and officers....

      12:15 PM, Jun. 2, 2014
  16. Senior NCO selections for Jan. announced

    The Army has announced these senior NCO selections for promotion in January. Some soldiers will have to re-enlist or extend to meet the 36-month service obligation incurred upon promotion to the senior NCO ranks....

      2:53 PM, Mar. 15, 2013
  17. In/out calls

    The following chart identifies the strength status of military occupational specialties by rank. Shortage MOS have Y/N calls, balanced N/N and overstrength N/Y....

      10:30 AM, Apr. 4, 2014
  18. Army to discharge 25K unfit, nondeployable soldiers

    The message is clear: If you’re out of shape or you can’t deploy, you’re out....

      8:39 AM, Apr. 22, 2013
  19. Date set for master sergeant promotion list

    A selection list containing the names of Regular Army soldiers recommended for promotion to master sergeant will be released Feb. 4....

      7:28 PM, Jan. 28, 2014
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