Lt. Col. John Hawbaker, commander of the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, issues the oath of reenlistment to Sgt. Patrick R. Bedford, an infantryman, after his three-year reenlistment at Qayyarah West, Iraq, Jan. 26, 2017.
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The Army Will Now Offer Cash Bonuses And 2-Year Contracts
The drawdown is being reversed, and now the Army needs to enlist 6,000 more troops.
Special operation soldiers of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command demonstrate their skills during the 2012 Capabilities Exercise, April 25, 2012.
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How The Military Decides Who’s Built For Its Toughest Units
As part of an ongoing series, Marty Skovlund Jr. explains why special operations forces have an additional selection process.
Service members salute the American flag during a retreat ceremony Oct. 2, 2014, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark.
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When We Realized We Wanted To Join The Military
For some people, joining the military is a snap decision, but for others it’s a lifelong goal.
Sgt. Dalton Anonsen engages targets while dragging a casualty dummy through a course of fire in the Pacific Combat Shooting Match on the Kaneohe Bay Range Training Facility aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, March 16, 2016.
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Marines Show How To Dominate At 3-Gun Shooting
We asked a pro shooter on the Marine Corps action shooting team how to dominate at three-gun shooting.