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    An AIT platoon sergeant, representing the U.S. Signal Center of Excellence, communicates via radio during the 2012 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition. AIT platoon sergeants are trained to be 'masters of formations.' Stephanie Slater/Army

    Army's new program elevates role of AIT platoon sgts.

    The Army is looking to strengthen the ranks of its Advanced Individual Training platoon sergeants by beefing up training and boosting promotion potential, making the job an awesome career move for a noncommissioned officer looking to advance in the ranks.

    • Aug. 9, 2014
  1. The names are out for NCOs selected for SGM

    Here are the Selection, Training and Promotion lists for the Regular Army and Active Guard and Reserve. Note: the list shows everyone who was considered, and the soldiers selected to advance to schooling are indicated within the list.

    • Aug. 8, 2014
  2. Health officers had tough shot at captain, lt. col.

    Competition for captain tracks and lieutenant colonel insignia among Regular Army health services officers is extremely keen this year, with annual promotion boards generating some of the lowest primary zone select rates seen in years.

    • Aug. 8, 2014
  3. Brig. Gen. Viet Luong's family escaped Vietnam when he was 9, shortly before the fall of Saigon. He is the first Vietnamese-American general officer in the U.S. military's history. Army

    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.

    • Aug. 6, 2014
  4. SGM training, selection board lists due out this week

    Results of the Regular Army and Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) sergeant major training and selection boards that met in June will be released Friday.

    • Aug. 5, 2014
  5. Forced-out colonels can stay in longer with waiver of law

    Regular Army colonels who are selected for involuntary early retirement by a board that meets in November will be given an extra few months on active duty under a waiver of federal law approved by Army Secretary John McHugh.

    • Aug. 5, 2014
  6. Black majors dismissed at greater rate than whites

    The forced culling of majors from Army ranks is taking a bigger toll on black officers than those from any other ethnic group, according to Army personnel documents.

    • Aug. 5, 2014
  7. A broadcast specialist interviews a paratrooper at Fort Bragg, N.C. This public affairs job is among several hot MOSs that could earn you an instant promotion to sergeant. Staff Sgt. Osvaldo Equite/Army

    Instant promotions: Switch jobs and make sergeant, staff sergeant

    Seven priority MOSs have been approved for automatic promotions to sergeant and staff sergeant for qualified soldiers of the Regular Army.

    • Aug. 4, 2014
  8. Medical, dental officers named for promotion to lt. col.

    These officers have been selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel in the Medical Corps and Dental Corps, the Army announced. They are shown with sequence numbers.

    • Aug. 4, 2014
    • CAREERS /
    Captains participate in mid-July in the 2014 Solarium conference. It was up to the young officers to strategize improvements to the service and pitch them to the chief of staff. Army

    The Solarium 7: Proposals from young Army leaders

    Want advice on building the Army of the future? Ask its leaders.

    • Aug. 3, 2014
  9. Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Fogarty, left, will succeed Maj. Gen. Lawarren V. Patterson, right, as commanding general of the Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, according to a Defense Department release. Army

    Army announces pair of 2-star general assignments

    The Army announced two general officer assignments on Friday.

    • Aug. 1, 2014
  10. Army Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs

    Fort Knox commander being promoted

    Fort Knox's commander is being promoted.

    • Aug. 1, 2014
  11. Reserve medical officers named for promotion

    These Reserve component medical officers have been selected for promotion, the Army Reserve announced. They are shown with sequence numbers and branch. Asterisks indicate officer selected below the zone.

    • Jul. 31, 2014
  12. 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
  13.  Army

    Lists due out soon for Reserve medical officer promotions, special-branch ILE

    Selection lists containing the names of health services officers recommended for promotion to captain, and special branch officers slated for resident Intermediate Level Education will be released within the next few days.

    • Jul. 29, 2014
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Senior NCO promotions announced for August

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

    • Jul. 24, 2014
  18. Army announces annual captains list

    These first lieutenants have been selected for promotion by the annual Army Competitive Category captain board that met in April, the Army announced Thursday:

    • Jul. 24, 2014
  19. 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
  20. Change of command set for Army Parachute Team

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team is getting a new leader in a change of command ceremony.

    • Jul. 23, 2014
  21.  Staff

    August 1st lt. promotions are out

    These soldiers have been selected for promotion to first lieutenant in August, the Army announced:

    • Jul. 22, 2014
  22. Promotions to CW2 for August are out

    These soldiers have been selected for promotion to chief warrant officer 2 in August, the Army announced:

    • Jul. 22, 2014
  23. Officer promotion list for August is out

    The Army has announced the active-component officers selected for promotion in August.

    • Jul. 18, 2014
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