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New OER means fewer boxes, more accountability for raters

By December, officers will be rated under a new evaluation system — one that is designed to both strengthen rater accountability and reflect current Army leadership doctrine.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

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DOD delays sending furlough notices to civilian employees

Pentagon officials have put off sending furlough notices to civilian employees until they’ve had a chance to analyze how pending legislation that would fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year will affect the Defense Department.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

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'Invisible wounds' taking toll, Congress told

“While physical injuries may be easier to see, invisible wounds such as depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress take a significant toll on our Soldiers” and result too often in suicide, an Army leader told members of Congress.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

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North Dakota Guardsmen complete exercise in Cameroon

Nearly 40 North Dakota National Guard members who took part in a U.S. Army Africa exercise in Cameroon are back home as their Central African military counterparts develop follow-on plans for using their newly learned skills.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

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Army outreach cut by sequestration

Aerial demonstrations have been halted. Army band performances and the Army Birthday Ball are canceled. Communities across America are seeing less of the United States Army because of sequestration.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink

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