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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 Like this:Like Loading…

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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 Like this:Like Loading…

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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 Like this:Like Loading…

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Army developing new 120mm AMP tank round

The Army is developing a new Advanced Multi-Purpose 120mm tank round, known as AMP, that combines six different capabilities into a single round, service officials said.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink Like this:Like Loading…

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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 Like this:Like Loading…

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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 Like this:Like Loading…

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Record accuracy vital to Soldiers' success

As the Army draws down, it’s important for Soldiers to keep their records up-to-date for promotions, assignments and retention decisions, personnel officials said.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink Like this:Like Loading…

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Sequestration to impact recruiting

The Army projects a decrease in 10,000 to 14,000 recruits across the services this fiscal year as military entrance processing stations shut down one day per week.Go to Source Author: Go to Source Author: VeteransLink Like this:Like Loading…

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