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  1. 1st Lt. Kelly Requa is breaking new ground at Fort Bragg. She's one of a small number of female lieutenants brought into lead a cannon platoon at the North Carolina base. By January 2016, the U.S. military must open all combat jobs to women or explain why any must remain closed. Gerry Broome / AP

    First women move to Army platoon artillery jobs

    Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  2. Sergeant first class selections announced

    Here are the names of the 22,227 Regular Army staff sergeants considered for promotion by the 2014 sergeant first class board that met Feb. 4-March 7.

    • Apr. 10, 2014
  3. Re-up bonuses, in/out calls: Charts effective as of Feb. 1

    Re-enlistment incentives for soldiers were updated early this year, as shown in the Selective Re-enlistment Bonuses chart and the Tiered SRB chart.

    • Apr. 4, 2014
  4. SFC list due out soon; NCOs screened for retention

    Results of the Regular Army and Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) sergeants first class promotion boards that met in February will be released April 10.

    • Mar. 31, 2014
  5. Date set for release of SFC promotion list

    Results of the Regular Army sergeants first class promotion board that met Feb. 4-March 7 will be released April 10.

    • Mar. 28, 2014
  6.  Staff

    April senior NCO promotions released

    The Army on Tuesday released the names of the regular Army soldiers who will be promoted April 1 to the ranks of sergeant first class through sergeant major.

    • Mar. 25, 2014
  7. AGR sergeant, staff sergeant promotions for April announced

    Here are the names of the Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) soldiers who will be promoted to sergeant and staff sergeant in April.

    • Mar. 25, 2014
  8. Command sergeant major at Wiesbaden relieved of duty

    The senior enlisted soldier at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, Germany, has been relieved of duty in connection with an off-post incident in November, a spokesman for Installation Management Command Europe told Army Times.

    • Mar. 21, 2014
  9. Thousands of NCOs eligible for new instructor badges

    Soldiers competing for advancement to sergeant and staff sergeant can earn promotion points by serving in positions that lead to the award of the new Army Instructor Badges.

    • Mar. 17, 2014
  10. The Army's active component strength is expected to hit 490,000 by Sept. 30, 2015. Here, Wiesbaden V Corps soldiers salute during a casing ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany. Karl Weisel/Army

    Active-force sees sharp manpower drop

    Regular Army end strength in January took a sharp drop and hit 523,000 by the end of the month, after hovering around 530,000 early in the fiscal year.

    • Mar. 16, 2014
  11.  Staff

    Senior NCOs named for promotion in March

    These senior NCOs have been selected for promotion as of March 1, the Army announced:

    • Feb. 27, 2014
  12. Army Maj. Timothy Hyde is among several hundred officers being reviewed for possible job loss. William B. Plowman / for USA Today

    Soldiers survive combat, then lose their jobs

    For thousands of career-military troops who endured combat and family separations during a dozen years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the end of hostilities brings a new directive from the government your services are no longer needed.

    • Feb. 24, 2014
  13. Promotions to sgt., staff sgt. announced for March

    These soldiers have been selected for promotion to sergeant or staff sergeant in March, the Army announced today. They should contact their battalion S1 or Military Personnel Division to find out if they qualify for promotion as of March 1.

    • Feb. 24, 2014
  14. March 2014 promotions to sergeant


    • Feb. 24, 2014
  15. March 2014 promotions to staff sergeant


    • Feb. 24, 2014
  16. Illustrations By J. Bretschneider Staff

    Retirement Medal moves forward

    Sgt. 1st Class Steven Janotta never imagined his idea for an Army retirement medal would garner so much attention.

    • Feb. 23, 2014
  17. Master sgt. board mistakes

    The competition to make master sergeant is like snowboarding at the Olympics. One slip-up and the other guy is standing there with the medal and the smile.

    • Feb. 15, 2014
  18. Reserve NCOs selected for promotion to master sgt.

    Here are the names and specialties of the 3,200 Army Reserve sergeants first class considered by the Active Guard and Reserve master sergeant board that met in December. The 188 NCOs chosen for promotion are identified by sequence numbers.

    • Feb. 11, 2014
  19. SFC pitches idea for 'Army Retirement Medal'

    When Sgt. 1st Class Steven Janotta first floated his idea for a retirement medal, some of his peers thought he was joking and wasting their time.

    • Feb. 9, 2014
  20. AGR master sgt. selections due out Feb. 11

    Results of the Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) master sergeant promotion selection board that met in December will be released Feb. 11.

    • Feb. 5, 2014
  21. Master sergeant promotions announced

    Congratulations to the sergeants first class recommended for promotion to master sergeant.

    • Feb. 4, 2014
  22. 16 promotion points to disappear July 1

    The Army has delayed a policy change that will terminate 16 promotion points for soldiers competing for sergeant stripes.

    • Feb. 3, 2014
  23. Troops selected for warrant candidate course

    Here are the names, ranks and projected specialties of the enlisted soldiers, sailors and airmen selected for attendance at the Army Warrant Officer Candidate Course by a board that met at Fort Knox, Ky., in mid-January:

    • Jan. 30, 2014
  24. 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.

    • Jan. 28, 2014
  25. Senior NCO promotions for February are out

    These Regular Army soldiers will be promoted in the senior NCO ranks on Feb. 1, the Army announced today:

    • Jan. 24, 2014
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