en-us Copyright 2014, SaxoTech Online Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:40:39 -0400 15 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. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:24:00 -0400 August 1st lt. promotions are out These soldiers have been selected for promotion to first lieutenant in August, the Army announced: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:38:00 -0400 Promotions to CW2 for August are out These soldiers have been selected for promotion to chief warrant officer 2 in August, the Army announced: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:23:00 -0400 Officer promotion list for August is out The Army has announced the active-component officers selected for promotion in August. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:17:00 -0400 Army announces lieutenant colonel selections These officers have been selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel in the Army Competitive Category, the Army announced Thursday. They are shown with sequence numbers and branches: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:27:00 -0400 Warrant officer promotion list announced These chief warrant officers have been selected for promotion, the Army announced Thursday: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:59:00 -0400 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. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:13:00 -0400 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. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:42:00 -0400 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. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:53:00 -0400 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: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:39:00 -0400 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. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:41:00 -0400 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. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:01:00 -0400 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. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:32:00 -0400 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. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:16:00 -0400 Army announces senior NCO promotion for July These NCOs have been selected to sew on a new stripe in July, the Army announced Monday: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:30:00 -0400 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. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:55:00 -0400 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. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:29:00 -0400 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. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:32:00 -0400 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. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:51:00 -0400 Stryker brigade getting new commander The largest unit at Fort Wainwright is getting a new commander. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:40:00 -0400 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: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0400 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. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:59:00 -0400 Lifeliners get new leader at Fort Campbell The Lifeliners have a new commander. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:08:00 -0400 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. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:39:00 -0400 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. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:38:00 -0400 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. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 08:56:00 -0400 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. Sun, 08 Jun 2014 09:32:00 -0400 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. Sun, 08 Jun 2014 09:32:00 -0400 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. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:41:00 -0400 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.' Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:01:00 -0400 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. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 12:15:00 -0400 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. Sun, 01 Jun 2014 10:50:00 -0400 Meet the new voice for warrant officers The Army's new senior warrant officer is focused on making sure his fellow warrant officers get sound professional military education, the right technical training and proper leader development. Sun, 01 Jun 2014 10:28:00 -0400 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. Thu, 29 May 2014 08:28:00 -0400 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. Wed, 28 May 2014 20:04:00 -0400 June promotions to sergeant, staff sergeant announced These soldiers have been selected for promotion to sergeant and staff sergeant in June, the Army announced Friday: Sun, 25 May 2014 12:55:00 -0400 June senior enlisted promotions announced These senior NCOs have been selected for promotion in June, the Army announced Friday. Sat, 24 May 2014 09:19:00 -0400 AGR soldiers selected for June promotion to sergeant, staff sergeant These Active Guard and Reserve soldiers have been selected to sew on new stripes in June, the Army announced on Friday. Fri, 23 May 2014 15:09:00 -0400 AGR senior NCO promotions are out for June These senior NCOs in the Active Guard and Reserve have been chosen for promotion in June, the Army announced on Friday. Fri, 23 May 2014 12:13:00 -0400 Tattoo battle: Staff sergeant fights for soldiers' right to get ink Staff Sgt. Adam Thorogood mostly accepts the latest revision to AR 670-1, the Army's regulation on grooming and appearance standards. Tue, 20 May 2014 14:02:00 -0400 Rules updated for mandatory NCO courses Privates first class no longer will be scheduled to attend the Warrior Leader Course in a move to synchronize NCO Education System courses with promotions and soldier assignments with increased levels of responsibilities. Mon, 19 May 2014 13:38:00 -0400 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. Thu, 15 May 2014 16:53:00 -0400 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. Wed, 14 May 2014 12:27:00 -0400 Officers named for Intermediate Level Education Here are the names of the promotable captains designated to attend Intermediate Level Education in 2015. Tue, 13 May 2014 18:56:00 -0400 10K soldiers must go this year, 20K next year Nearly 30,000 soldiers must be removed from the active rolls in the next 17 months if the Army is to make the first waypoint in a drawdown that eventually will reduce the force to 450,000, or even 420,000, soldiers. Tue, 13 May 2014 12:14:00 -0400 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. Wed, 07 May 2014 09:18:00 -0400 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. Tue, 06 May 2014 11:30:00 -0400 Army expands involuntary separations of problem NCOs The Army is casting a wider net to identify problem soldiers and give them an unceremonious boot-kick out the door. Sun, 04 May 2014 11:27:00 -0400 The 7 sinful career-enders of QMP Qualitative Management Program screenings will be triggered when items in one of the following seven categories are received for permanent filing in a soldier's Army Military Human Resources Record. Thu, 01 May 2014 14:07:00 -0400 New rules for NCO education Under the revised Qualitative Management Program, separation processing will be initiated when a staff sergeant or sergeant first class fails to complete the appropriate NCO Education System course for their rank as follows: Thu, 01 May 2014 14:07:00 -0400 NCO boards will shuffle in '15 The Army has revamped the sequencing of senior NCO promotion boards, although the exact convening dates for those panels have not yet been announced. Thu, 01 May 2014 13:58:00 -0400 Army announces CSM assignments Here are the names, specialties and major commands of the Regular Army and Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) senior NCOs who have been slated for assignment to brigade and battalion command sergeant major and key billet positions in fiscal 2015: Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:06:00 -0400 NCOs needed for warrant officer slots The Army is accepting applications from qualified enlisted soldiers of the active and reserve components who want to become food safety warrant officers. Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:16:00 -0400 May promotions to sergeant, staff sergeant announced These soldiers have been chosen for promotion to sergeant and staff sergeant in May, the Army announced on Thursday. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:22:00 -0400 Senior NCO names for May promotion are out The Army announced Thursday the names of senior NCOs who have been selected for promotion in May. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:01:00 -0400 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. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:08:00 -0400 Ex-cop named N.Y. Army Guard's top enlisted soldier A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:14:00 -0400 Switching services could be your best shot at OCS Michael Heller knew that if he was going to move up, he had to get out. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:46:00 -0400 Officers named for command and key billet posts The Regular Army officers on these lists have been selected for colonel-level command and key billet assignments in fiscal 2015. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:23:00 -0400 For U.S. troops, European tours come with career, quality-of-life perks Imagine going out to hunt wild boar in the forests of Germany, then celebrating with buddies at the local gasthaus, hoisting a brew that rivals any you can find in the States. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:42:00 -0400