en-us Copyright 2014, SaxoTech Online Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:27:30 -0400 15 September sergeant, staff sergeant names announced The Army announced on Friday the sergeant and staff sergeant list for September. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:22:00 -0400 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. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:09:00 -0400 September officer promotions announced Congratulations to the active component officers being promoted to the ranks of chief warrant officer 3 through colonel in September: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:51:00 -0400 Army gets the most service switchers Switching services has slowed to a trickle since the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, when hundreds of sailors and airmen were jumping the Navy and Air Force. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:38:00 -0400 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. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:25:00 -0400 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. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:42:00 -0400 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. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:03:00 -0400 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. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:45:00 -0400 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. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:45:00 -0400 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. Sun, 10 Aug 2014 09:23:00 -0400 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. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:15:00 -0400 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. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:07:00 -0400 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. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:07:00 -0400 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. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:02:00 -0400 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. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 17:42:00 -0400 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. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:45:00 -0400 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. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:25:00 -0400 The Solarium 7: Proposals from young Army leaders Want advice on building the Army of the future? Ask its leaders. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:42:00 -0400 Army announces pair of 2-star general assignments The Army announced two general officer assignments on Friday. Sat, 02 Aug 2014 16:29:00 -0400 Fort Knox commander being promoted Fort Knox's commander is being promoted. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:21:00 -0400 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. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:56:00 -0400 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. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:34:00 -0400 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. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:02:00 -0400 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. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:46:00 -0400 CID looking for new special agents U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is putting out a dragnet - for new special agents. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:29:00 -0400 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. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:30:00 -0400 Senior NCO promotions announced for August These NCOs have been chosen for promotion in August, the Army announced Thursday: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:27:00 -0400 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: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:04:00 -0400 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. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:49:00 -0400 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