armytimes.com http://www.armytimes.com en-us Copyright 2014, armytimes.com SaxoTech Online Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:24:27 -0400 15 Senior NCO names for May promotion are out http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140424/CAREERS02/304240042 The Army announced Thursday the names of senior NCOs who have been selected for promotion in May. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:19:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140424/CAREERS02/304240042 Release date set for colonel and lt. colonel command selectee list http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140424/CAREERS03/304240039 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 09:33:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140424/CAREERS03/304240039 Ex-cop named N.Y. Army Guard's top enlisted soldier http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140423/NEWS02/304230030 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 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140423/NEWS02/304230030 Switching services could be your best shot at OCS http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140421/CAREERS02/304210031 Michael Heller knew that if he was going to move up, he had to get out. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:46:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140421/CAREERS02/304210031 Officers named for command and key billet posts http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140418/CAREERS03/304180037 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 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140418/CAREERS03/304180037 For U.S. troops, European tours come with career, quality-of-life perks http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140418/CAREERS/304180045 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 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140418/CAREERS/304180045 Officer promotions for May are out http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140416/CAREERS03/304160056 May promotions have been authorized for these active-component officers, according to orders issued by the Human Resources Command Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:56:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140416/CAREERS03/304160056 First women move to Army platoon artillery jobs http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140415/CAREERS/304150035 Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:32:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140415/CAREERS/304150035 May will be big month for officers to move up http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140412/CAREERS03/304120027 May will be a banner month for officer promotions with nearly 2,100 first lieutenants of the basic and special branches pinning on the silver tracks of captain. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 09:40:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140412/CAREERS03/304120027 Sergeant first class selections announced http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140410/CAREERS02/304100041 Here are the names of the 22,227 Regular Army staff sergeants considered for promotion by the 2014 sergeant first class board that met Feb. 4-March 7. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:47:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140410/CAREERS02/304100041 Re-up bonuses, in/out calls: Charts effective as of Feb. 1 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140404/CAREERS02/304040044 Re-enlistment incentives for soldiers were updated early this year, as shown in the Selective Re-enlistment Bonuses chart and the Tiered SRB chart. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:38:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140404/CAREERS02/304040044 SFC list due out soon; NCOs screened for retention http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140331/NEWS/303310034 Results of the Regular Army and Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) sergeants first class promotion boards that met in February will be released April 10. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:25:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140331/NEWS/303310034 Date set for release of SFC promotion list http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140328/CAREERS02/303280041 Results of the Regular Army sergeants first class promotion board that met Feb. 4-March 7 will be released April 10. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:43:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140328/CAREERS02/303280041 McHugh: I'll decide Sinclair's rank http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140325/NEWS06/303250069 The secretary of the Army said Tuesday he will have the final say on whether a disgraced brigadier general at the center of a sexual misconduct case retires at a lower rank with sharply reduced retirement pay. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:14:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140325/NEWS06/303250069 April senior NCO promotions released http://www.armytimes.com/interactive/article/20140325/CAREERS02/303250064 The Army on Tuesday released the names of the regular Army soldiers who will be promoted April 1 to the ranks of sergeant first class through sergeant major. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:44:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/interactive/article/20140325/CAREERS02/303250064 AGR sergeant, staff sergeant promotions for April announced http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140325/CAREERS02/303250072 Here are the names of the Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) soldiers who will be promoted to sergeant and staff sergeant in April. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:50:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140325/CAREERS02/303250072 Lawyer: Sinclair may retire at current rank despite plea http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140325/NEWS06/303250049 The attorney for Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, who pleaded guilty last week to adultery and having inappropriate relationships with several women, said it is possible that his client could still retire as a general. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:55:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140325/NEWS06/303250049 Command sergeant major at Wiesbaden relieved of duty http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140321/CAREERS02/303210043 The senior enlisted soldier at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, Germany, has been relieved of duty in connection with an off-post incident in November, a spokesman for Installation Management Command Europe told Army Times. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:54:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140321/CAREERS02/303210043 Army announces major promotions http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140320/CAREERS03/303200044 The Army on Thursday morning announced the names, sequence numbers, branches and functional areas of the Army Competitive Category captains recommended for promotion to major by the fiscal 2014 major promotion selection board that met in November. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:04:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140320/CAREERS03/303200044 Army pushes for job-specific strength tests http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140319/NEWS/303240022 Her heart thumping under 100 pounds of combat gear, medic Joaida Cruz scrambled across a clearing, dropped to a watchful crouch - her weapon at the ready - then raced ahead into a kneel, ran again and dropped to the prone position before darting ahead and exiting the field, her face damp with sweat. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:12:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140319/NEWS/303240022 Officer promotion list for April is out http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140318/CAREERS03/303180041 These officers have been selected for promotion in April, the Army announced today. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:59:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140318/CAREERS03/303180041 Thousands of NCOs eligible for new instructor badges http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140317/CAREERS02/303170014 Soldiers competing for advancement to sergeant and staff sergeant can earn promotion points by serving in positions that lead to the award of the new Army Instructor Badges. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:36:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140317/CAREERS02/303170014 Active-force sees sharp manpower drop http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140316/NEWS/303160021 Regular Army end strength in January took a sharp drop and hit 523,000 by the end of the month, after hovering around 530,000 early in the fiscal year. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:56:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140316/NEWS/303160021 Majors selection list to come out March 20 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140314/CAREERS03/303140039 A majors list containing the names of Army Competitive Category captains recommended for promotion by a board that met in November will be released March 20. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:44:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140314/CAREERS03/303140039 Army's TRADOC to get new commander http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140314/CAREERS03/303140027 The Army's Training and Doctrine Command is undergoing a change in command. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:29:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140314/CAREERS03/303140027 Panel urges end to U.S. ban on transgender troops http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140313/CAREERS/303130023 The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, an independent commission said in a report released Thursday, saying there is no medical reason for the decades-old ban and calling on Presid Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:18:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140313/CAREERS/303130023 Carson colonel cleared, headed to Afghanistan http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140312/CAREERS03/303120023 The Army says a Fort Carson brigade commander has been cleared in an investigation and he will be allowed to rejoin his troops for deployment to Afghanistan Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:23:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140312/CAREERS03/303120023 Captain board selections due out March 25 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140312/NEWS02/303120033 Results will be released March 25 from the mandatory Army Promotion List captain board that met in December for National Guard and Army Reserve officers. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:51:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140312/NEWS02/303120033 How the Army plans to thin the ranks http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140310/CAREERS/303100003 If you've been hoping for a chance to voluntarily end your contract and collect a payout, don't hold your breath. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:31:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140310/CAREERS/303100003 Army needs more 1st lts. for Special Forces http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140308/CAREERS03/303080001 The special operations officer accession board previously set for mid-April has been rescheduled for May 19. The move will give more time for officers to prepare their packets and apply for three growing career branches. Sun, 09 Mar 2014 13:27:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140308/CAREERS03/303080001 Fort Knox installs first female commander http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140307/CAREERS03/303070007 Brig. Gen. Peggy C. Combs has become the first woman to take command over Fort Knox and U.S. Army Cadet Command. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:12:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140307/CAREERS03/303070007 Army opens all field artillery officer jobs to women http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140306/CAREERS03/303060022 Virtually all Regular Army, National Guard and Army Reserve positions coded for field artillery officers have been opened to women under a directive issued by Army Secretary John McHugh. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:13:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140306/CAREERS03/303060022 DoD plans no cuts to spouse tuition program, official says http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/303060026 Many troops and families may be worried about the future of family support and community programs, but one program that isn't suffering from budget woes is the military spouse tuition program - Military Spouse Career Advancement Account, or MyCAA. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:12:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140306/NEWS/303060026 Army Cadet Command gets new leader http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140305/CAREERS03/303050004 Brig. Gen. Peggy C. Combs has become the first woman to take command over Fort Knox and U.S. Army Cadet Command. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:11:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140305/CAREERS03/303050004 No backdoor pay raise for top brass, official says http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140303/BENEFITS/303030003 The latest Pentagon budget calls for a one-year pay freeze for all general and flag officers. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:15:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140303/BENEFITS/303030003 Senior NCOs named for promotion in March http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140227/CAREERS02/302270029 These senior NCOs have been selected for promotion as of March 1, the Army announced: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:51:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140227/CAREERS02/302270029 March officer promotion lists released http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140227/CAREERS/302270016 These officers were selected for promotion in March, the Army announced Thursday. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:07:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140227/CAREERS/302270016 Army study gives women taste of combat tasks http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140226/CAREERS/302260007 Standing just over 5 feet, Army Spc. Karen Arvizu is barely a foot taller than the anti-tank missile she carries in both arms and loads into an armored vehicle. She stands on her tip-toes to wrestle open the 300-pound top hatch. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:48:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140226/CAREERS/302260007 Report: Few Army women want combat jobs http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140225/CAREERS/302250011 Only a small fraction of Army women say they'd like to move into one of the newly opening combat jobs, but those few who do say they want a job that takes them right into the heart of battle, according to preliminary results from a survey of the service's nearly 170,000 women. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:18:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140225/CAREERS/302250011 Soldiers survive combat, then lose their jobs http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/NEWS05/302240035 For thousands of career-military troops who endured combat and family separations during a dozen years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the end of hostilities brings a new directive from the government - your services are no longer needed. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:22:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/NEWS05/302240035 Promotions to sgt., staff sgt. announced for March http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/CAREERS02/302240028 These soldiers have been selected for promotion to sergeant or staff sergeant in March, the Army announced today. They should contact their battalion S1 or Military Personnel Division to find out if they qualify for promotion as of March 1. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:18:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/CAREERS02/302240028 Soldiers selected for Officer Candidate School http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/CAREERS03/302240033 These enlisted soldiers, shown with rank and specialty, have been selected to attend Officer Candidate School. They were chosen by a board that met in December. The next OCS board meets in May. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:50:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/CAREERS03/302240033 Senior enlisted AGR soldiers to move up in March http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/CAREERS03/302240032 These NCOs in the Active Guard and Reserve have been selected for promotion in March, the Army announced today. Some will have to re-enlist or extend to be eligible for promotion, officials said. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:18:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/CAREERS03/302240032 March 2014 promotions to sergeant http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/CAREERS/302240026 ABRAHAM STEVEN ROLLINCE Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:15:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/CAREERS/302240026 March 2014 promotions to staff sergeant http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/NEWS/302240027 ABAIR TIMOTHY ALAN Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:01:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140224/NEWS/302240027 Retirement Medal moves forward http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140223/NEWS05/302230005 Sgt. 1st Class Steven Janotta never imagined his idea for an Army retirement medal would garner so much attention. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:59:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140223/NEWS05/302230005 Leadership program opens for new, recent separating troops http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140221/NEWS/302210031 Troops who plan to leave the military within the next three to six months, or have recently left, may be eligible to apply for a leadership program aimed at helping them make the transition to the corporate world. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:02:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140221/NEWS/302210031 Army announces LTC-level command selections http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140220/CAREERS03/302200010 Here are the names and specialties of the lieutenant colonels and promotable majors selected as principals by the Army Competitive Category and Army Medical Department lieutenant colonel-level command boards that met last fall. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:09:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140220/CAREERS03/302200010 Chaplains selected for promotion to major http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140219/CAREERS03/302190007 These active Army chaplains are recommended for promotion to major, the Army announced today. Their names are shown with their sequence numbers. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:05:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140219/CAREERS03/302190007 4 generals nominated for third star http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140218/NEWS/302180025 The president has nominated four generals for new assignments, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday. All four were also nominated for promotion to lieutenant general. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:13:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140218/NEWS/302180025 Army launches new incentives to quit active, join reserves http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140217/NEWS/302170006 If you're looking to leave active duty (or among the thousands getting the boot), the National Guard and Army Reserve want you. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:19:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140217/NEWS/302170006 Master sgt. board mistakes http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140215/CAREERS02/302240003 The competition to make master sergeant is like snowboarding at the Olympics. One slip-up and the other guy is standing there with the medal and the smile. Sun, 16 Feb 2014 14:30:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140215/CAREERS02/302240003 New commander at Fort Leavenworth http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140214/CAREERS03/302140009 The Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, Kan., welcomed a new commanding general Thursday, according to information from the Army. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:56:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140214/CAREERS03/302140009 Reserve NCOs selected for promotion to master sgt. http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140211/CAREERS02/302110007 Here are the names and specialties of the 3,200 Army Reserve sergeants first class considered by the Active Guard and Reserve master sergeant board that met in December. The 188 NCOs chosen for promotion are identified by sequence numbers. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:16:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140211/CAREERS02/302110007 SFC pitches idea for 'Army Retirement Medal' http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140209/NEWS05/302090005 When Sgt. 1st Class Steven Janotta first floated his idea for a retirement medal, some of his peers thought he was joking and wasting their time. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 13:09:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140209/NEWS05/302090005 Officer Digest: March http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140207/CAREERS03/302070031 Officer Promotion Digest for March 2014 Colonel Regular Army Army Competitive Category MFE OS FS Promote 24 14 13 Thru Seq # 73 59 42 Remaining 198 118 105 Special Branches JA CH MC DC MS SP VC AN Promote 0 2 0 1 4 1 0 2 Thru Seq # 0 14 27 5 8 3 1 3 Remaining (3) 140 (1) 0 55 10 26 (1) 0 4 20 Colonel Active Guard and Reserve (USAR) APL AN MS CH JA Promote 10 0 0 0 0 Thru Seq # 55 0 0 0 0 Remaining (1) 0 0 0 0 (3) 2 Lieutenant colonel Regular Army Army Competitive Category MFE OS FS Promote 60 37 33 Thru Seq # 437 272 249 Remaining 99 62 56 Special Branches JA CH MC DC MS SP VC AN Promote 4 4 0 0 13 0 0 3 Thru Seq # 8 20 27 1 101 0 0 86 Remaining 32 12 110 25 4 (4) 0 (4) 0 (1) 0 Lieutenant colonel Active Guard and Reserve (USAR) APL AN MS CH JA Promote 0 0 0 0 0 Thru Seq # 0 0 0 0 0 Remaining 0 0 0 0 0 Major Regular Army Army Competitive Category MFE OS FS Promote 56 40 35 Thru Seq 446 261 247 Remaining 565 340 309 Special Branches JA CH MC DC MS SP VC AN Promote 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 Thru Seq # 0 55 33 4 0 0 0 0 Remaining (3) 80 3 276 57 (3) 186 (3) 67 (3) 29 (3) 159 Major Active Guard and Reserve (USAR) APL AN MS CH JA Promote 15 0 0 0 0 Thru Seq # 146 0 0 0 0 Remaining (1) 0 0 0 0 0 Captain Regular Army ACC JA CH MS SP AN Promote 240 0 0 14 4 52 Thru Seq # 1764 0 0 96 94 237 Remaining 3179 0 6 160 50 173 Captain Active Guard and Reserve APL AN MS Promote 0 0 0 Thru Seq # 0 0 0 Remaining 0 0 0 Warrant officer Regular Army CW5 CW4 CW3 AV Tech AV Tech AV Tech Promote 1 4 11 19 24 42 Thru Seq # 19 42 74 123 175 271 Remaining 6 23 65 126 147 250 Notes: #1) Completes current list. #2) Begins new list. #3) New list pending Senate confirmation. #4) New list pending release. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:16:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140207/CAREERS03/302070031 Fort Knox to install female commanding general http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140205/CAREERS03/302050013 Fort Knox plans to install its first female commanding general in March. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:29:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140205/CAREERS03/302050013 AGR master sgt. selections due out Feb. 11 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140205/NEWS/302050027 Results of the Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) master sergeant promotion selection board that met in December will be released Feb. 11. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:42:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140205/NEWS/302050027 Master sergeant promotions announced http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140204/CAREERS02/302040007 Congratulations to the sergeants first class recommended for promotion to master sergeant. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:43:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140204/CAREERS02/302040007 16 promotion points to disappear July 1 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140203/CAREERS02/302030003 The Army has delayed a policy change that will terminate 16 promotion points for soldiers competing for sergeant stripes. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 08:55:00 -0400 http://www.armytimes.com/article/20140203/CAREERS02/302030003