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  1. Sources: Officer, enlisted force-outs to increase

    The officer corps may not have seen the last of the involuntary separation and early retirement boards that so far have cut short the careers of some 1,700 Regular Army captains and majors.

    • Jul. 29, 2014
  2. An Army of 420K means involuntary separations

    If the Army has to drop to 420,000, you can expect the involuntary separations of enlisted and officers to continue.

    • Jul. 28, 2014
  3. A CID special agent uses a bright light in processing a crime scene. Jeffrey Castro / Army Criminal Investigation Comma

    CID looking for new special agents

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

    • Jul. 27, 2014
  4. 1,877 NCOs to move up in August

    The Army plans to promote 1,877 NCO to the ranks of sergeant though sergeant major in August, which is 82 more than in July.

    • Jul. 25, 2014
  5. Senior NCO promotions announced for August

    These NCOs have been chosen for promotion in August, the Army announced Thursday:

    • Jul. 24, 2014
  6. Sgt., staff sgt. promotion list for August announced

    These soldiers have been selected for promotion to sergeant or staff sergeant in August, the Army has announced. The announcement includes soldiers selected in the Active Guard and Reserve.

    • Jul. 24, 2014
  7. Army Secretary John McHugh has granted early retirements to prior-enlisted officers with eight years or more commissioned service. Previously this voluntary separation was only available to prior-enlisted officers with at least 10 years of commissioned service. Army

    More prior-enlisted officers eligible for 15-year retirements

    In an expanded effort to slim down the force, the Army is offering more 15-year retirements to officers with prior-enlisted service.

    • Jul. 7, 2014
  8. As of May 1, there were 518,581 soldiers on active duty, some 1,200 fewer than April 1, and 18,559 fewer than May 1, 2013. Karl Weisel/Army

    Active force is 19,000 soldiers smaller than a year ago

    Nearly 19,000 soldiers have been dropped from the Army's active-duty rolls over the past year, according to the latest accounting of service strength by the Defense Manpower Data Center.

    • Jul. 7, 2014
  9.  Army

    Promotion points cut for making sergeant

    A policy change takes effect Tuesday that will terminate 16 promotion points for specialists and corporals hoping to advance to sergeant.

    • Jun. 30, 2014
  10. Army announces senior NCO promotion for July

    These NCOs have been selected to sew on a new stripe in July, the Army announced Monday:

    • Jun. 23, 2014
  11. Army Secretary John McHugh has signed a memo opening thousands of more jobs for women in maneuver battalions across the force. Spc. Canaan Radcliffe / Army

    33,000 more jobs open to female soldiers

    The Army is opening about 33,000 more jobs to women, according to a newly released directive signed by Army Secretary John McHugh.

    • Jun. 19, 2014
  12. Retired Army Gen. George Casey has six tips for success as a civilian. Staff

    Brass tactics: Gen. Casey's advice for transitioning vets

    Troops leaving the military benefit from a country that is supportive and appreciative of their service as well as military training that has equipped them well to deal with the uncertainties presented by the modern world.

    • Jun. 9, 2014
  13. Pilots of the Kiowa Warrior face a review June 23. Sgt. 1st Class Eric Pahon/Army

    Panel to screen hundreds of Kiowa pilots

    The Army will evaluate about 800 pilots for potential retraining as the service prepares to eliminate the OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopter from its inventory.

    • Jun. 7, 2014
  14. The Army is flagging 2,500 NCOs and officers for involuntary separation to help meet the end-strength goal of 490,000 soldiers. Army

    2-star outlines impending officer, NCO separations

    The Army has flagged nearly 2,500 officers and noncommissioned officers for involuntary separation as its works toward an end-strength of 490,000, and it's eyeing even more cuts in the coming year.

    • Jun. 2, 2014
  15. 1st Lt. Benjamin Riley, right, a civil affairs officer, meets a villager during a patrol to the Arghandab River, Afghanistan. The Army is looking to bolster its civil affairs ranks. Senior Airman Grovert Fuentes-Contreras / Air Forc

    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.

    • Jun. 1, 2014
  16. Switching to Civil Affairs brings fast promotion, big bucks

    Want to reclassify and become a Civil Affairs specialist? Here's what you need to know about the 38B military occupational specialty.

    • Jun. 1, 2014
  17.  Staff

    June promotions to sergeant, staff sergeant announced

    These soldiers have been selected for promotion to sergeant and staff sergeant in June, the Army announced Friday:

    • May. 23, 2014
  18. June senior enlisted promotions announced

    These senior NCOs have been selected for promotion in June, the Army announced Friday.

    • May. 23, 2014
  19. AGR soldiers selected for June promotion to sergeant, staff sergeant

    These Active Guard and Reserve soldiers have been selected to sew on new stripes in June, the Army announced on Friday.

    • May. 23, 2014
  20. AGR senior NCO promotions are out for June

    These senior NCOs in the Active Guard and Reserve have been chosen for promotion in June, the Army announced on Friday.

    • May. 23, 2014
  21. Rules updated for mandatory NCO courses

    Privates first class no longer will be scheduled to attend the Warrior Leader Course in a move to synchronize NCO Education System courses with promotions and soldier assignments with increased levels of responsibilities.

    • May. 18, 2014
  22. The Army has issued new rules for the Qualitative Management Program, meaning thousands more soldiers could face involuntary separation or early retirement. Ralph Orlowski / Getty Images

    Army expands involuntary separations of problem NCOs

    The Army is casting a wider net to identify problem soldiers and give them an unceremonious boot-kick out the door.

    • May. 1, 2014
  23. New rules for NCO education

    Under the revised Qualitative Management Program, separation processing will be initiated when a staff sergeant or sergeant first class fails to complete the appropriate NCO Education System course for their rank as follows:

    • May. 1, 2014
  24. The 7 sinful career-enders of QMP

    Qualitative Management Program screenings will be triggered when items in one of the following seven categories are received for permanent filing in a soldier's Army Military Human Resources Record.

    • May. 1, 2014
  25. The Army has issued new rules for the Qualitative Management Program, meaning thousands more soldiers could face involuntary separation or early retirement. Ralph Orlowski / Getty Images

    NCO boards will shuffle in '15

    The Army has revamped the sequencing of senior NCO promotion boards, although the exact convening dates for those panels have not yet been announced.

    • May. 1, 2014
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