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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
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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
  1. 2015 officer promotion selection boards

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  2. First women move to Army platoon artillery jobs

    Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead....

      1:32 PM, Apr. 16, 2014
  3. 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
  4. 2015 officer promotion selection boards

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  5. 2015 officer promotion selection boards

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      4:28 PM, Apr. 18, 2013
  6. Being a good cop requires host of skills

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      3:21 PM, Apr. 1, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Master sergeant selections, last names H-K

    HADLEY CHARLES R 1A2X1 1522 HADLEY NICHOLAS J 2A5X4 2081 HADLEY STEVEN T 00XXXX 2935 HAIDUSEK FRANK J J 1C4X1 539 HAILEY GEORGE E JR 4R0X1C...

      11:56 AM, May 22, 2014
  11. The list

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

      10:24 AM, Sep. 4, 2014
  12. The list

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

      10:24 AM, Sep. 4, 2014
  13. Colonel

    Brockhard, Douglas...

      1:54 PM, Sep. 19, 2013
  14. 15-year retirement option opens again

    The 15-year early retirement option again will be offered to certain categories of active and reserve soldiers who are selected for involuntary separation in fiscal 2014 because of promotion passovers or drawdown-related force management programs....

      5:35 PM, Sep. 3, 2013
  15. 388 picked for squadron command

    The Air Force has selected 388 officers across multiple career fields for squadron command, the Air Force Personnel Center said Dec. 9....

      7:42 PM, Dec. 12, 2013
  16. Nov. O-5 non-active Guard Reserve and National Guard A-K

    Adams Jonathan Lang...

      6:27 PM, Oct. 7, 2013
  17. Colonel selection list released

    The Army today released the names of active duty officers selected for promotion to colonel. The officers were recommended for promotion by the Army Competitive Category colonel board that met in May....

      6:53 PM, Aug. 29, 2013
  18. July sergeant first class promotions, last names A-J

    Aceves Zahit...

      4:50 PM, Jun. 24, 2013
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