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  1.  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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Stryker brigade getting new commander

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

    • Jun. 18, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Lifeliners get new leader at Fort Campbell

    The Lifeliners have a new commander.

    • Jun. 12, 2014
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Switching to Civil Affairs brings fast promotion, big bucks

    Want to reclassify and become a Civil Affairs specialist? Here's what you need to know about the 38B military occupational specialty.

    • Jun. 1, 2014
  18.  Army

    Fort Bragg hospital chief relieved of command

    The leader of the Army hospital at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, has been fired after senior Army medical leaders 'lost trust and confidence in his command,' according to a statement from Army Medical Command.

    • May. 28, 2014
  19. Pentagon officials included a pay freeze for all high-ranking military personnel in paygrades O-7 and above in its budget plan. Getty Images

    Budget proposes pay freeze for higher-ranking officers

    The Pentagon brass has spent months urging lawmakers to support pay and benefits changes that could hurt troops' wallets. But those same top brass are also in line to take a hit to the wallet.

    • May. 28, 2014
  20. Army announces June officer promotions

    The Army announced Thursday the names of Regular Army officers selected for promotion in June. They are in ranks of chief warrant officer 3 through colonel.

    • May. 15, 2014
  21. National Guard training site getting new commander

    An Iraq and Afghanistan veteran from the Buffalo area has been named the next commander of the New York National Guard's main training site.

    • May. 14, 2014
  22. Officers named for Intermediate Level Education

    Here are the names of the promotable captains designated to attend Intermediate Level Education in 2015.

    • May. 13, 2014
  23. Deputy commander at Fort Campbell gets new job

    A high-ranking officer at Fort Campbell is headed for a new job in the nation's capital.

    • May. 7, 2014
  24. Officer education board results due out soon

    Results of the Intermediate Level Education board that met in conjunction with the fiscal 2014 Army Competitive Category major promotion selection board will be released May 13.

    • May. 6, 2014
  25.  Staff

    Release date set for colonel and lt. colonel command selectee list

    Slating lists containing detailed assignment information for colonel- and lieutenant colonel-level command selectees will be released by the Human Resources Command April 30.

    • Apr. 24, 2014
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