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  1. The service has outlined five re-enlistment options for soldiers looking to continue their careers in the Regular Army. Re-up opportunities will now shift on a quarterly basis to better reflect the evolving manpower needs.

    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.

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  1. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, accompanied by Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, briefs reporters on Oct. 1 at the Pentagon on the military health care system review. Cliff Owen / The Associated Press

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  1. Head of Fort Benning Warrior Training Center relieved of command

    The head of the Warrior Training Center, a Fort Benning, Georgia-based unit that offers pre-Ranger and other training primarily for Army National Guard soldiers, was relieved of command Oct. 9 and is under investigation, the base announced Friday....

      4:17 PM, Oct. 24, 2014
  2. 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....

      10:11 AM, Oct. 25, 2014
  3. Transgender troops say they want to serve openly

    The landmark repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' in 2011 allowed gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military....

      4:20 PM, Oct. 24, 2014
  4. CSM who fought in Panama, Somalia and Iraq dies at 52

    A decorated soldier who participated in major military actions spanning three decades and spent the last few years of his career helping fellow wounded warriors was found dead in his Georgia home Oct. 13 of natural causes....

      1:32 PM, Oct. 23, 2014
  5. Army announces sgt., staff sgt. selections for November

    These Regular Army soldiers are eligible for promotion to sergeant and staff sergeant on Nov. 1, based on their accomplishments under the cutoff scores system, the Army announced Friday:...

      6:01 PM, Oct. 24, 2014
  6. Editorial: Who's kidding whom?

    The next time you hear a four-star whine to Congress about how military pay and benefits are wreaking havoc on the defense budget and must be rolled back, think about this item buried deep in the news mix last week:...

      9:15 AM, Oct. 23, 2014
  7. Head of Fort Benning Warrior Training Center relieved of command

    The head of the Warrior Training Center, a Fort Benning, Georgia-based unit that offers pre-Ranger and other training primarily for Army National Guard soldiers, was relieved of command Oct. 9 and is under investigation, the base announced Friday....

      4:17 PM, Oct. 24, 2014
  8. Army announced November officer promotions

    Congratulations to the active component officers being promoted to the ranks of chief warrant officer 2 through colonel in November....

      5:45 PM, Oct. 23, 2014
  9. Army 'funding cliff' may mean more demand for deployments, reserve soldiers, leader says

    The Army likely will look to the National Guard and Army Reserve to fill steady-state missions as it deals with increasing demands for soldiers around the world....

      5:55 PM, Oct. 24, 2014
  10. New list of MOSs open for reclassification

    A new menu of Selective Retention Bonuses becomes available Oct. 31. In announcing these SRB changes in mid-October, the Army has given eligible soldiers a 21/2–week notice to opt-in for bonus rates that took effect July 2, but that will expire Oct. 31....

      10:06 AM, Oct. 25, 2014
  11. Head of Fort Benning Warrior Training Center relieved of command

    The head of the Warrior Training Center, a Fort Benning, Georgia-based unit that offers pre-Ranger and other training primarily for Army National Guard soldiers, was relieved of command Oct. 9 and is under investigation, the base announced Friday....

      4:17 PM, Oct. 24, 2014
  12. New quick-reaction NATO force to stand up next year

    NATO is pushing forward with a new quick-reaction force that will combine the armies of multiple member nations and is intended to serve as a deterrent to Russian aggression....

      10:08 AM, Oct. 24, 2014
  13. 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....

      10:11 AM, Oct. 25, 2014
  14. Ex-Walter Reed CSM sentenced to 6 months

    A former command sergeant major at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., fired for faking his record and wearing numerous unauthorized awards and decorations, was sentenced to six months imprisonment and a demotion to staff sergeant....

      3:48 PM, Mar. 27, 2013
  15. 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....

      10:11 AM, Oct. 25, 2014
  16. U.S., South Korea delay transfer of wartime control

    The U.S. and South Korea have delayed transferring wartime operational control of allied forces by taking on a 'conditions-based approach' and scrapping the previously set deadline of 2015....

      6:03 PM, Oct. 24, 2014
  17. Transgender troops say they want to serve openly

    The landmark repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' in 2011 allowed gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military....

      4:20 PM, Oct. 24, 2014
  18. Transgender troops say they want to serve openly

    The landmark repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' in 2011 allowed gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military....

      4:20 PM, Oct. 24, 2014
  19. Report: Army discriminated against transgender civilian worker

    The Army discriminated against a former soldier working at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, who transitioned from male to female, according to a federal report released Thursday, by improperly barring her from the female restroom and allowing employees to refer...

      3:08 PM, Oct. 24, 2014

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