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  1. Col. Thomas Munsey was officially fired Friday from his job as Fort Bliss garrison commander.

    Update: Fort Bliss garrison commander fired

    An investigation into alleged misconduct by the garrison commander at Fort Bliss, Texas, has concluded, and the previously suspended officer has been relieved of command, the base announced late Friday.

  1. Recruiters who go by-the-book say they can spend several hours in the morning visiting a school in a rural location, grabbing a fast-food lunch during their drive back to their home office, and spend the afternoon interviewing potential recruits and shuttling recruits without cars to and from a testing location. Senior Airman Tiffany DeNault / Air Force

    Crushing demands of job lead some Air Force recruiters to falsify reports

    Air Force recruiting is plagued by a longstanding epidemic of falsifying records, according to multiple recruiters around the country.

    • Sep. 1, 2014
  2. Members of MARSOC attend the Advanced Sniper Training Course near Jacksboro, Texas. A recent Marine administrative message calls for reservists to consider joining Marine Corps Special Operations Command. Vance Jacobs/Marine Corps

    MARSOC offers operator spots to reservists

    Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command put out a call for enlisted reservists to join the ranks of critical skills operators.

    • Aug. 30, 2014
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    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.

    • Aug. 15, 2014
  3. Brig. Gen. Viet Luong's family escaped Vietnam when he was 9, shortly before the fall of Saigon. He is the first Vietnamese-American general officer in the U.S. military's history. Army

    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.

    • Aug. 6, 2014
  4. 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.

    • Aug. 5, 2014
  5. Vice Adm. Phil Davidson addresses the crew of the destroyer Ramage in April. Davidson has been nominated as the next head of Fleet Forces Command. Navy

    3-star nominated to head Fleet Forces Command

    The 6th Fleet boss has been tapped to return to the states to helm the Norfolk-based Fleet Forces Command, the Defense Department announced Monday.

    • Aug. 4, 2014
  1. Be an Army hacker: This top secret cyber unit wants you

    Army Cyber Command is looking for computer-savvy troops to turn into crack cyberwarriors. ...

      8:45 AM, Apr. 8, 2013
  2. Army updates August officer promotion list

    The August officer promotion list has been updated, the Army announced today. The update includes officers on the Army Competitive Category lieutenant colonel list that was confirmed by the Senate Aug....

      10:43 AM, Aug. 21, 2013
  3. Intel officers offered retention bonuses

    Certain captains and majors who are intelligence officers have until Sept. 22 to apply for a new critical skills retention bonus....

      7:28 AM, Aug. 8, 2014
  4. Nearly 1,000 selected for senior master sergeant

    The Air Force released the list Thursday of 999 master sergeants selected for promotion to senior master sergeant....

      5:21 PM, Mar. 20, 2014
  5. In/out calls

    The following chart identifies the strength status of military occupational specialties by rank. Shortage MOS have Y/N calls, balanced N/N and overstrength N/Y....

      10:30 AM, Apr. 4, 2014
  6. Cyber: The safest job in the Air Force?

    In the three years since the Air Force's arm of U.S. Cyber Command became operational, the numbered command has grown to 5,400 airmen, civilians and contractor personnel providing around-the-clock support to protect and defend DoD networks. Another 11,...

      7:59 PM, Feb. 20, 2014
  7. July master sergeant promotions

    Abraham Theresa Denise...

      4:46 PM, Jun. 24, 2013
  8. New rules cut loopholes for body fat

    A major revision of Army Regulation 600-9 imposes strictrules for dealing with overweight soldiers....

      7:39 AM, Jul. 9, 2013
  9. Command sergeant major at Wiesbaden relieved of duty

    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....

      1:54 PM, Mar. 21, 2014
  10. Army: Combat schools closed to women until MOSs open

    The media was abuzz last month with news that the first female Marines passed enlisted infantry basic training, but the Army is not yielding to any pressure to open its own infantry basic training to women, or any of its still closed combat arms schools o...

      4:45 PM, Dec. 16, 2013
  11. 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....

      11:07 AM, Aug. 7, 2014
  12. April sergeant, staff sergeant promotions announced

    The following soldiers have been selected for promotion to sergeant and staff sergeant on April 1....

      5:13 PM, Mar. 26, 2014
  13. November promotions to staff sergeant: L-Z

    Laboyrivera Domingo...

      5:37 PM, Oct. 24, 2013
  14. Selective Re-enlistment Bonuses

    Beginning Feb. 1, Regular Army soldiers who hold these military occupational specialties, skills and language codes may be eligible for a flat-rate Selective Re-enlistment Bonus....

      10:30 AM, Apr. 4, 2014
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