en-us Copyright 2014, SaxoTech Online Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:32:44 -0400 15 Army announced November officer promotions Congratulations to the active component officers being promoted to the ranks of chief warrant officer 2 through colonel in November. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:48:00 -0400 2015 will mean more 15-year retirements for NCOs, officers The 15-year early retirement option will be available to certain categories of Regular Army, National Guard and Army Reserve officers, warrant officers and noncommissioned officers who are selected for involuntary separations because of promotion passover Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:30:00 -0400 6 formerly 'hot jobs' in restricted status The Army has moved several military occupational specialties that previously were on the service's 'hot jobs' list into a restricted status that will require incumbent soldiers to undergo a special screening before they are approved for re-enlistment. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:55:00 -0400 View the Army's tough, new NCOER The new Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Reporting system, slated for a fall 2015 fielding, will feature separate forms for soldiers of different ranks, and new responsibilities for raters and senior raters. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:56:00 -0400 A day in the life of an Army Ranger Watching the Army Ranger instructors handle snakes and alligators - just inches away from tour group members sitting in the front row of the auditorium - made some shiver, while others reached out to touch the scaly creatures. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:36:00 -0400 Officers can apply to go cyber in voluntary transfer program The Army is accepting applications from Regular Army officers in the ranks of second lieutenant through colonel who want to become members of the service's new career branch for cyber warriors. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:09:00 -0400 Army cuts long-standing SRB bonus The Army's long-standing policy of offering a modest Selective Re-enlistment Bonus to certain soldiers deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait has been rescinded, effective immediately. Sun, 05 Oct 2014 09:22:00 -0400 Two-star accused of sexual assault retires as one-star A general fired in March 2013 after allegations he sexually assaulted a female civilian adviser said that while he denies the charges, he 'accepts the responsibility for becoming intoxicated that evening' and that 'due process was followed.' Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:21:00 -0400 Physician assistant course lets soldiers go officer Soldiers can now apply for a physician assistant program that allows them to earn a master's degree in medical care. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:42:00 -0400 Bonus program for spec ops pilots ends Sept. 30 A retention incentive program featuring annual bonuses of up to $25,000 for warrant officer pilots assigned to special operations units is set to expire Sept. 30, the end of fiscal 2014. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:51:00 -0400 October sergeant, staff sergeant promotions announced The Army announced on Thursday the sergeant and staff sergeant list for October. Congratulations to those getting promoted! Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:16:00 -0400 Army names senior NCOs to move up in October These senior NCOs have been selected for promotion in October, the Army announced Wednesday. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:27:00 -0400 As cyber force grows, manpower details emerge The military will need to expand its force of cyber warriors beyond plans for 6,200 personnel, and the individual services are hammering out the manpower-related details of precisely how to build that force from the ground up, according to a new Pentagon Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:46:00 -0400 New Army vice chief expects worse manpower conditions The Army's new vice chief expects in 2016 that sequestration will once again rear its ugly head, and that means thousands more force-cuts in the service. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:51:00 -0400 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: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:42:00 -0400 October officer promotions announced for active duty October promotions have been authorized for the following active component officers: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:51:00 -0400 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. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:48:00 -0400 2015 board shuffles NCO schedule; separation reviews planned The board schedule has been revised for fiscal 2015, which begins Oct. 1, re-ordering NCO boards and scheduling retention screenings for staff sergeants and above. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:58:00 -0400 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. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:45:00 -0400 Army activates its first cyber protection brigade The Army on Sept. 5 activated a new Cyber Protection Brigade - the first of its kind in the Army - at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:47:00 -0400 New list of names for CSM and SGM key billets announced The Army has issued a revised version of the fiscal 2015 nominative command sergeant major and sergeant major key billet selection list that was retracted in early August because of administrative problems. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:01:00 -0400 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: Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:15:00 -0400 Advice for Kiowa soldiers: Reclass now Reclassification opportunities are available to certain aviation systems and aircraft maintenance enlisted soldiers affected by the Army's phased elimination of the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior from its inventory of helicopters. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:51:00 -0400 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. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:01:00 -0400 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. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:42:00 -0400 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. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:02:00 -0400 September sergeant, staff sergeant names announced The Army announced on Friday the sergeant and staff sergeant list for September. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:56:00 -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