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  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
  1. The list

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

      10:24 AM, Sep. 4, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Being a good cop requires host of skills

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      3:21 PM, Apr. 1, 2013
  4. 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
  5. July Col., Lt. Col. and Major promotions

    Ball, Michael Andr...

      12:10 PM, Jun. 25, 2013
  6. Master sgt. board mistakes

    The competition to make master sergeant is like snowboarding at the Olympics. One slip-up and the other guy is standing there with the medal and the smile....

      2:30 PM, Feb. 16, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Reserve lieutenant and warrant officer appointments

    The following soldiers and former soldiers have been approved for direct appointment to second lieutenant or reappointment to officer and warrant officer grades in the Army Reserve by a board that met in June....

      1:45 PM, Aug. 26, 2013
  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. 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
  11. Lieutenant Colonel

    Alexander, Jordan...

      1:54 PM, Sep. 19, 2013
  12. Getting too personal: Givens, Wooton, Uhrich

    While serving as inspector general of Air Combat Command, Brig. Gen. Robert Givens traded explicit private Facebook messages with a fellow officer's wife for more than a year, the Air Force inspector general found....

      12:22 PM, Jun. 23, 2014
  13. Staff sergeant rank due to get culled

    Marine Corps Times has obtained details of the upcoming Staff Sergeant Retention Board, which will be held for the first time this summer to cull hundreds of staff sergeants who were passed over twice for promotion and have served between 15 and 18 years....

      10:15 AM, Apr. 20, 2014
  14. Army enacts longer time to make captain

    Nearly 6,000 first lieutenants of the Army Competitive Category, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps and Medical Specialist Corps have been recommended for promotion to captain by selection boards that met in April....

      11:13 AM, Aug. 19, 2013
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Nov. O-5 non-active Guard Reserve and National Guard L-Z

    Lacour Damon Edward...

      6:24 PM, Oct. 7, 2013
  18. Gen. Edward Rice, head of AETC, to retire this year

    Even in the beginning, Gen. Edward Rice seemed to have what it took to lead. He was a 1978 distinguished graduate of the Air Force Academy, where he majored in engineering science and served as cadet wing commander....

      2:39 PM, Jul. 5, 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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