Tag: MOSs

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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HRC expands assignment tool for active duty, enlisted Soldiers

HRC expands assignment tool for active duty, enlisted Soldiers

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Army Human Resources Command has further expanded an online tool that enables active duty, enlisted Soldiers to designate assignment location and assignment preferences.

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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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Carter opens all military occupations, positions to women

Carter opens all military occupations, positions to women

| December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has announced that beginning in January 2016, all military occupations and positions will be open to women, without exception.

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All cannon MOSs could soon open to females

All cannon MOSs could soon open to females

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Army leadership has recommended that field artillery military occupational specialties 13B (cannon crewmember) and 13D (automated tactical data systems specialist) be open to women, said the Army’s chief of field artillery.

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