Tag: military occupational specialties

Act by May 23 – new incentives bundled into retention bonus program

Act by May 23 – new incentives bundled into retention bonus program

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Active duty Soldiers have a few days for a decision window – until May 23 – to apply for the Selective Retention Bonus Program, which has some new sweeteners added as a way to entice those now on active duty to continue serving.

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Bonuses, incentives to retain Soldiers amid push for million-strong force

Bonuses, incentives to retain Soldiers amid push for million-strong force

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 Jan. 12.

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Army implements new fitness standards for recruits, MOS transfers

Army implements new fitness standards for recruits, MOS transfers

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Army has begun administering the Occupational Physical Assessment Test, or OPAT, to all recruits to assess their fitness for military occupational specialties.

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USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

USAG-HI wraps up year providing tons of support

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

2016 began with good financial news and a new state law: Pay raises, though just 1.3 percent, were issued for the federal government – both military and civilian personnel. In Hawaii, the new law changed the smoking age to 21 for tobacco purchase, possession or consummation.

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Researchers developing tool to guide Army recruits’ MOS selection

Researchers developing tool to guide Army recruits’ MOS selection

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

With more than 140 Army military occupational specialties to choose from, it’s easy to see how some recruits might find it difficult to decide on one.

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Women to be fully integrated into Army

Women to be fully integrated into Army

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The purpose of allowing all Soldiers, regardless of gender, to serve in any military occupational specialty for which they are qualified, is to increase our military effectiveness.

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Soldiers must complete school before promotion

Soldiers must complete school before promotion

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Soldiers will no longer be promoted without first having successfully completed related professional military education courses, according to a recently signed Army Directive.

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Deadline for new cyber MOS applications looms

Deadline for new cyber MOS applications looms

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Army is in need of qualified Soldiers who want to become a part of the Army’s cyber branch.

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Soldiers matriculate at newly-opened ‘ArmyU’

Soldiers matriculate at newly-opened ‘ArmyU’

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Army is consolidating Soldier education under one roof as part of the Army University concept, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey has said.

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Special Ops positions open for women

Special Ops positions open for women

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Directive 2015-08 signed by Army Secretary John M. McHugh has opened more than 4,100 positions to women in the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC).

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