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The Army’s new marketing spot is basically ‘Avengers Assemble!’ for Gen Z
The Army's first commercial for its new 'What's Your Warrior' marketing campaign is here, and it's basically the equivalent of 'Avengers Assemble!' for the next great generation of soldiers
No, hazing doesn’t teach discipline. It actually does the opposite
Hazing represents the opposite [of discipline]... it is the product of a lack of self-control and laziness.
The Marine Corps says its boot camp reforms have cut down on drill instructor misconduct
The Marines say new reforms led to a a 64% decrease in substantiated allegations of drill instructor misconduct at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
Calling all gamers: the Army’s Esports team is ready for its close-up
The Army wanted a slice of the multi-million dollar Esports pie
The Army may have hit this year’s recruiting goal, but the service still has a long way to go
Despite touting new initiatives, digital platforms, and marketing techniques (and lowering its goal by 12,000 in 2019 amid a more modest growth plan in the next five years), the Army is not in the clear yet
A stray bullet cost a Philly rugby star his Army dreams. Then the brass read his story
After a grueling fight to get his strength back and return to the rugby pitch, Nasair Boston-Epps was rejected when he tried to join the Army. But that didn't stop him from pursuing his dream
Army study recommends more sleep for recruits at basic, which drill sergeants will absolutely not disregard or anything
Soldiers who experience sleep problems during basic combat training may be more likely to struggle with psychological distress, attention difficulties, and anger issues during their entry into the military, a recent study suggests
We salute the Army recruit who got his first haircut in 15 years before shipping out to basic training
A 23-year-old California native received his first haircut in 15 years to enlist in the U.S. Army
The original ‘Top Gun’ was a recruiter’s dream. The sequel will be anything but
Popcorn sales will be through the roof in 2020, but recruitment numbers won't skyrocket like they did in 1986
US troops definitely want to keep deploying to Afghanistan, enlisted leaders say
The general attitude in the ranks on risky deployments is "quite the opposite" of what many might believe, said Army Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Metheny, the top noncommissioned officer for the NATO Resolute Support mission and U.S. Forces Afghanistan
No, the US military shouldn’t lower the enlistment age to 16 so children can fight
There are bad ideas, and then there are bad ideas
New Marine commandant: there will ‘definitely’ be more coed companies at boot camp
The Marine Corps will continue looking at ways for men and women to train together at both of its recruit depots, the service's new top general said, even though one of the bases is currently closed to women.
A new bill would offer undocumented ‘Dreamers’ US citizenship in exchange for military service
Rep. Josh Harder is taking up legislation that would allow Dreamers to both enlist in the military and obtain citizenship through service in the armed forces
50 year ago, I vandalized the ROTC offices at Northwestern. Here’s why (and how) I’m now atoning
"My error of judgment regarding ROTC years ago was to see only the very short term and miss the longer term value of the institution, both as a contribution to democratic values and in making a smarter military"
Young military hopefuls are willing to go to war for their country. Instead, many are losing their lives in school shootings
We should be both grateful honored that heroes like these aspired to serve in our nation's armed forces overseas — and deeply ashamed that so many of their lives were taken here on U.S. soil before they ever got the chance
The Army’s new promotion system could mean forced separations for some soldiers
The Army is launching a new merit-based promotion system for enlisted personnel that will reward qualified soldiers with more rank but also force "subpar" sergeants out of the service if they fail to meet the new standards
Navy launches safety review after 2 recruits die at boot camp in as many months
An 18-year-old woman died during Navy boot camp this week — about two months after another female recruit's death, prompting a review of training and safety procedures
Some schools are barring recruiters from talking to students, Army secretary says
Army Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that some schools "are not letting our recruiters in" to talk to students, and some school counselors "are not even presenting [the Army] as an opportunity, the chance to serve their country."
The Army’s Latest Recruiting Spot Is A Hip-Hop Ode To Service
U.S. Army Recruiting is hoping to ramp up its appeal to the youth of America — and what better way to do that than release an absolute banger?
What The US Army Should Learn From the British Army’s Punchy Recruiting Campaign
The U.S. Army will always face challenges recruiting the soldiers it needs, but an uphill battle is no excuse not to strive to do better —or learn from other countries' modernization efforts
A New Proposal Could Require Women To Register For The Draft
A congressionally mandated commission is weighing whether women should be required to register for the Selective Service System, or whether the U.S. needs a draft registration system at all
The Army Reserve Simply Doesn’t Have Enough People Willing to Fill Command Slots
Tom note: Here is the seventh entry in our 10 Long March posts for 2018, the 4th most-read item of...
The Army Has Actually Defined Its Deployability Requirements For The First Time
Editor’s Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community. The U.S. Army today...
The Air Force Is Expanding Its Basic Military Training To Create A ‘Lethal’ Next Generation
Editor’s Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community. The U.S. Air...
This New Navy Recruiting Video Is Basically Just A Tribute To Miniguns
Every American knows the Navy SEALs, but few can tell you what SWCC stands for. Founded in 1987, the Special Warfare...