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  1. 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
  2. September sergeant, staff sergeant names announced

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

    • Aug. 22, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 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
    • CAREERS /

    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
  5. N.Y. Guard gets new senior soldier

    The New York Army National Guard is getting a new senior soldier who serves as the top enlisted person in the organization.

    • Aug. 15, 2014
  6. Army pulls list of names for CSM, SGM key billets

    The nominative command sergeant major and sergeant major key billet selection list that was released Aug.

    • Aug. 13, 2014
  7. The Army is partnering with General Motors and Raytheon to help soldiers go from active-duty mechanics to work for GM. Sgt. Margaret Taylor / Army

    New apprenticeship for GM jobs

    The Army has launched a new apprenticeship program aimed at helping transitioning vets score solid jobs at General Motors dealerships.

    • Aug. 11, 2014
  8. School of Advanced Military Studies grads earn the title 'Jedi Knight.' © Lucasfilm Ltd.

    Applications open for School of Advanced Military Studies

    Applications are being accepted for the School of Advanced Military Studies course that begins in June 2015.

    • Aug. 10, 2014
    • CAREERS /
    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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Army Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs

    Fort Knox commander being promoted

    Fort Knox's commander is being promoted.

    • Aug. 1, 2014
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21.  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
  22. 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
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