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  1. Carpentry specialist is one former 'hot job' that now falls under a restricted retention status. Sgt. Christopher M. Gaylord/Army

    6 formerly 'hot jobs' in restricted status

    The Army has moved several military occupational specialties that previously were on the service's 'hot jobs' list into a restricted status that will require incumbent soldiers to undergo a special screening before they are approved for re-enlistment.

    • Oct. 14, 2014
  2. View the Army's tough, new NCOER

    The new Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Reporting system, slated for a fall 2015 fielding, will feature separate forms for soldiers of different ranks, and new responsibilities for raters and senior raters.

    • Oct. 9, 2014
  3. The Army has cut a modest SRB bonus for soldiers deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait. Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston/ISAF

    Army cuts long-standing SRB bonus

    The Army's long-standing policy of offering a modest Selective Re-enlistment Bonus to certain soldiers deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait has been rescinded, effective immediately.

    • Oct. 3, 2014
  4. October sergeant, staff sergeant promotions announced

    The Army announced on Thursday the sergeant and staff sergeant list for October. Congratulations to those getting promoted!

    • Sep. 25, 2014
  5. Army names senior NCOs to move up in October

    These senior NCOs have been selected for promotion in October, the Army announced Wednesday.

    • Sep. 24, 2014
  6. White House Fellowships are one of several fellowship and scholarship opportunities accepting applications from interested soldiers. Karen Bleier / AFP

    Scholarships, fellowships open to officers, NCOs

    It's that time of year when the Army announces application rules, deadlines and other information about several prestigious scholarship and fellowship programs for officers, warrant officers and noncommissioned officers.

    • Sep. 15, 2014
  7. Senior noncommissioned officer boards in fiscal 2015 will take place in a different order than previous years.

    2015 board shuffles NCO schedule; separation reviews planned

    The board schedule has been revised for fiscal 2015, which begins Oct. 1, re-ordering NCO boards and scheduling retention screenings for staff sergeants and above.

    • Sep. 14, 2014
  8. New list of names for CSM and SGM key billets announced

    The Army has issued a revised version of the fiscal 2015 nominative command sergeant major and sergeant major key billet selection list that was retracted in early August because of administrative problems.

    • Sep. 4, 2014
  9. September sergeant, staff sergeant names announced

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

    • Aug. 22, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Senior NCO promotions announced for August

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

    • Jul. 24, 2014
  24. 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
  25. 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
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