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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. Being a good cop requires host of skills

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  2. Army senior NCO promotions

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      2:55 PM, Jan. 10, 2013
  3. The list

    The NCOs selected, including MOS and rank:...

      10:24 AM, Sep. 4, 2014
  4. 2015 officer promotion selection boards

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      4:28 PM, Apr. 18, 2013
  5. 2015 officer promotion selection boards

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      4:28 PM, Apr. 18, 2013
  6. Officer promotion list for April is out

    These officers have been selected for promotion in April, the Army announced today....

      5:59 PM, Mar. 18, 2014
  7. The list

    The NCOs selected, including MOS and rank:...

      10:24 AM, Sep. 4, 2014
  8. Army announces June officer promotions

    The Army announced Thursday the names of Regular Army officers selected for promotion in June. They are in ranks of chief warrant officer 3 through colonel....

      4:53 PM, May 15, 2014
  9. Master sergeant promotion list released

    The Air Force released its master sergeant promotion list today. Of the 20,528 eligible technical sergeants, 3,841 were selected for promotion to master sergeant, for a promotion rate of 18.71 percent....

      7:57 PM, May 23, 2013
  10. Senior NCO promotions for February are out

    These Regular Army soldiers will be promoted in the senior NCO ranks on Feb. 1, the Army announced today:...

      9:17 AM, Jan. 25, 2014
  11. Army announces sgt., staff sgt. promotions for May

    Here are the soldiers who have been selected to sew on new stripes in May, Human Resources Command announced today: ...

      4:32 PM, Apr. 18, 2013
  12. Colonel promotions, Non-AGR Army Reserve

    Adelson, Brian M MP...

      9:18 AM, Aug. 28, 2013
  13. On policy allowing women into combat, Marines prepared to seek exceptions

    A force integration plan sent to top Marine Corps officers and enlisted leaders March 12 by the commandant reveals that more women will be assigned to previously closed combat arms units, but emphasizes the service will be prepared to seek exceptions to t...

      9:11 AM, Mar. 23, 2014
  14. 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
  15. New up or out rules, and what they mean for NCOs

    New rules for noncommissioned officer careers will give thousands of soldiers more time in grade and more time to get ready for duty at the next rank....

      1:35 PM, Jul. 17, 2013
  16. 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
  17. Three women pass grueling endurance test at Marine Infantry Officer Course

    Three women have passed the grueling Combat Endurance Test on the first day of the Marine Corps Infantry Officer Course, officials told Marine Corps Times Friday morning....

      9:20 AM, Oct. 5, 2014
  18. Sailors want formula change for advancement

    Ask 10 sailors what they think is wrong with the advancement system and you'll most likely get 10 different reasons why they say the Navy unfairly "racks and stacks" its sailors....

      9:31 AM, Mar. 15, 2013
  19. Date set for master sergeant promotion list

    A selection list containing the names of Regular Army soldiers recommended for promotion to master sergeant will be released Feb. 4....

      7:28 PM, Jan. 28, 2014
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