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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

Soldiers dress rehearse for 58th presidential inauguration
About 5,000 service members participated in the 58th Presidential Inauguration dress rehearsal Sunday morning. The route stretched along Pennsylvania Avenue from the Capitol to the White House and beyond.UA-84299839-1 More...

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

Bonuses, incentives to retain Soldiers amid push for million-strong force
With the total Army tasked to expand by 28,000 troops this year, the service hopes to retain quality Soldiers with incentives, such as cash bonuses up to $10,000 for extensions, the Army's top enlisted member said Thursday.UA-84299839-1 More...

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

Milley: Larger Army without funding to support it would be 'hollow force'
The Army's chief of staff has made it clear he thinks the Army needs to be bigger -- that is, more Soldiers in the force. But Gen. Mark A. Milley has also said it's imperative that growth in the end strength be paired with funding to ensure those addition More...

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

Heeding MLK's advice: Soldiers, civilians reflect on why they serve
Soldiers and Army civilians get busy in their daily routines, oftentimes forgetting what it felt like when they took their oaths of office, said Maj. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford.UA-84299839-1 More...

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

Fanning appoints new aides to foster 'fundamental bond' between Army and public
WASHINGTON (Army News Service) -- Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning swore in the nine new Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army, or CASAs, on Jan. 9, in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes. The CASAs serve in regions around the United States and territorie More...

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

DOD honors Army efforts in acquisition
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work and his acquisition chief, Frank Kendall, honored an Army organization and joint Army effort Friday for excellence in acquisition, innovation and cost savings. More...

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

Army charts a course toward blended retirement in 2018
Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, blended retirement takes effect for all new uniformed service members. Also beginning then certain current service members will be able to opt into the new system. More...

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

STEM program expanding to reach more military children
One way to amplify STEM interest among military children is through the National Math and Science Initiative's College Readiness Program. UA-84299839-1 More...

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

'America's varsity team' showcases high school football stars, band members
The Army is always looking for the country's best and brightest to serve as it brings in roughly 130,000 new recruits each year. The Army All-American Bowl is one way they're doing this. UA-84299839-1 More...

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST

Army partners with finance guru to offer free financial advice to Soldiers
The Army has enlisted the help of personal finance expert Suze Orman to educate Soldiers and their families on money matters so they don't fall victim to predatory loans, mounting credit card debt or other financial issues. UA-84299839-1 More...

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