Latest "promotions" stories
The Army is facing a surplus in some small military occupational specialties and some gaping holes for in-demand combat jobs like armor and artillery, so the Army is rolling out a new initiative in hopes of shifting things around.
Thousands of officers are reportedly caught in limbo, with wait times averaging more than nine months, according to Pentagon data.
The Army wants to more qualified soldiers to make their way up the ranks, so officials are working on tweaks to the noncommissioned officer promotion system.
The Army announced Friday the names of Active Guard Reserve soldiers who will be promoted to sergeant and staff sergeant in November.
By Staff Report