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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
  1. 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
  2. Army announces sergeant, staff sergeant promotions

    These soldiers will be promoted to sergeant or staff sergeant in February, Army officials announced Thursday. They can expect to be promoted as of Feb. 1:...

      11:36 AM, Jan. 24, 2014
  3. Medical Department promotions to captain

    These officers were selected for promotion to captain in the Army Medical Department. They are shown with sequence number and branch:...

      5:02 PM, Aug. 8, 2014
  4. Being a good cop requires host of skills

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      3:21 PM, Apr. 1, 2013
  5. Bonus dollars drying up for dozens of Marine Corps jobs

    The Marine Corps has announced that nearly 100 specialties will stop offering re-enlistment bonuses in early February, including 75 specialties for first-term Marines with 17 months to six years of service....

      10:01 AM, Jan. 19, 2014
  6. 187 selected for promotion to captain

    The Air Force has selected 187 first lieutenants for promotion to captain in a variety of career fields....

      2:55 PM, Jan. 27, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 1,318 selected for promotion to major, lt. col., col

    More than 1,300 officers have been selected for promotion to major, lieutenant colonel or colonel, the Air Force said Friday....

      9:18 AM, Jun. 29, 2014
  10. Army announces Guard and Reserve promotions to O-6

    The following National Guard and Army Reserve lieutenant colonels have been recommended for promotion by the fiscal 2013 Army Promotion List Reserve of the Army colonel board that convened Jan. 23....

      9:44 AM, Aug. 28, 2013
  11. Navy releases list of 'automatic' re-up ratings

    If you are one of the roughly 47,000 sailors in or approaching your re-up window, the service has updated its listing of which sailors qualify for a coveted 'automatic' re-up and those who will still have to compete via a Perform to Serve-style system....

      10:50 PM, Sep. 10, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Howard's path to Navy history

    She has confronted prejudice and resistance from her Induction Day in 1978 to her recent years as a flag officer....

      4:36 PM, Jan. 8, 2014
  14. 2015 officer promotion selection boards

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      4:28 PM, Apr. 18, 2013
  15. Technical sergeant promotion rate lowest in 16 years

    The selection rate for promotion to technical sergeant plummeted to its lowest point since 1997 and some experts think your chances for promotion next year could be even worse....

      1:21 PM, Jul. 2, 2013
  16. 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....

      6:30 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
  17. Air Force to step up recruiting, shorten training for cyber airmen

    The Air Force may shorten the training time for cyber airmen to move them into their jobs faster and airmen with existing cyber certifications would get a head start....

      8:35 PM, Oct. 14, 2014
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