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  1. Captain selection list due out soon

    A list of names of basic-branch first lieutenants recommended for promotion by the Army Competitive Category captain board that met in April will be released Thursday, July 24.

    • Jul. 16, 2014
  2. Release date announced for lieutenant colonel selections

    Results of the fiscal 2014 Army Competitive Category lieutenant colonel promotion selection board that met early this year will be released Thursday morning.

    • Jul. 14, 2014
  3. Lt. Gen. John F. Campbell Staff

    Nominee praises progress of Afghan security forces

    Senators stuck mostly to basic questions for Army Gen. John Campbell at his confirmation hearing Thursday to become the next commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

    • Jul. 10, 2014
  4.  Staff

    CWO promotion selections announced

    These active-component soldiers have been recommended for promotion to the senior chief warrant officer grades by a selection board that met in April and May, the Army announced Wednesday:

    • Jul. 9, 2014
    • CAREERS /
    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
  5. Promotion selection lists for warrant officers dropping soon

    Selection lists containing the names of active component and Army Reserve officers recommended for promotion to the grades of chief warrant officer three through five will be released soon.

    • Jul. 7, 2014
  6. 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
  7.  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
  8. 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
  9. Army announces July officer promotions

    Download here the names of active-component officers chosen for promotion to the ranks of chief warrant officer two through colonel in July.

    • Jun. 21, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Change of command set for 101st Airborne

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. The commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell is turning over command on Friday.

    • Jun. 19, 2014
  12. Medical officer promotion board results delayed for Guard, Reserve

    Administrative delays and apparent legal problems have snarled the planned release of the reserve component Army Medical Department colonel and lieutenant colonel promotion selection boards that met in February.

    • Jun. 18, 2014
  13. Stryker brigade getting new commander

    The largest unit at Fort Wainwright is getting a new commander.

    • Jun. 18, 2014
  14. Major promotion list released for Guard, Reserve

    Here are the names and branches of the National Guard and Army Reserve captains recommend for advancement by the 2014 Army Promotion List majors board that met early this year:

    • Jun. 17, 2014
  15. SGM frocking list to come out next week

    A list will be released June 20 with the names and promotion sequence numbers of Regular Army senior NCOs who were frocked to E-9 following their recent graduation, or projected graduation, from the resident and nonresident Sergeant Major Course.

    • Jun. 13, 2014
  16. Lifeliners get new leader at Fort Campbell

    The Lifeliners have a new commander.

    • Jun. 12, 2014
  17. 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
  18. Pilots of UH-60 Black Hawks and CH-47F Chinooks are some of the soldiers needed on active duty. Picasa / Army

    Active-duty jobs open for guardsmen and reservists

    A 'help wanted' notice has been posted for qualified officers of the National Guard and Army Reserve who want to transition to full-time active-duty service with the Army.

    • Jun. 9, 2014
  19. N.Y. Guard team gets new commander

    New York Army National Guard Lt. Colonel Thomas Benton is turning over command of the 2nd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team to Lt. Colonel Andrew 'Drew' Pinckney.

    • Jun. 9, 2014
    • CAREERS /
    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
  20. 800 officers picked to move up in July

    Nearly 800 Regular Army officers will be promoted in July, including 398 to captain, and 103 to the chief warrant officer grades.

    • Jun. 6, 2014
  21. 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
  22. Albany resident to command 'Harlem Hell fighters'

    Colonel David Martinez, an Albany resident and Iraq War veteran has been named to command the New York Army National Guard's 369th Sustainment brigade, also known as the 'Harlem Hell fighters.'

    • Jun. 2, 2014
  23. 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
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