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  1. New assignments announced for five generals

    Five generals are going to new assignments, four of them with medical commands, the Army chief of staff, Gen. Ray Odierno, announced Wednesday. They are:

    • Sep. 17, 2014
  2. October officer promotions announced for active duty

    October promotions have been authorized for the following active component officers:

    • Sep. 16, 2014
  3. 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
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    Officer appointments for Reserve: The list is out

    These enlisted service members, former officers and civilians have been approved for direct officer appointments and reappointments in the Army Reserve by a board that met in June.

    • Sep. 10, 2014
  5. Special-branch officers named to go to senior service college

    Here are the names of active component colonels and lieutenant colonels of the Army Medical Department, Judge Advocate General's Corps and Chaplaincy selected for resident senior service college attendance in school year 2015-16:

    • Sep. 4, 2014
  6. Army names officers selected for promotion to colonel

    The Army announced Thursday the names, branches, functional areas and sequence numbers of the lieutenant colonels recommended for promotion.

    • Aug. 28, 2014
  7.  Staff

    Colonel promotion list to post this week

    Selection lists containing the names of officers recommended for promotion by the annual Army Competitive Category colonel board that met in May will be released Thursday.

    • Aug. 26, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  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. 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
  16. 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
  17. Army Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs

    Fort Knox commander being promoted

    Fort Knox's commander is being promoted.

    • Aug. 1, 2014
  18. 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
  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.  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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25.  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
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