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Air Force’s top enlisted leader surprises airman with on-the-spot promotion
“She'll remember that promotion forever."
An Army officer accused of fatally striking a man with his car is in line for promotion to colonel
Ravnsborg was allegedly "browsing political websites" on his phone before he hit Joseph Boever with his vehicle.
DoD is eliminating promotion photos and ordering services to review hairstyle regulations in fight against racism
Defense Secretary Mark Esper has announced a series of steps he is taking immediately to combat racism in the ranks
The Army approved Vindman’s promotion months ago, and cleared him of ‘allegations of misconduct’
The Army found "allegations of misconduct" against Vindman unsubstantiated.
The Marine Corps ups requirements for sergeant and staff sergeant promotions
"Quite frankly, we can't afford to lose about 30% of our sergeants every single year."
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
Troy Black to take over as 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
Sgt. Maj. Troy Black will take over for Sgt. Maj. Ronald Green later this year.
Speaking Truth To Power: How Promotion Seeking Pollutes Decision-Making
What can we do to counter the negative effects of ambitious promotion seeking? Don't look at your evaluation, speak truth to power, and strive for impact, not promotion
Dear Col. Ned Stark: Take The Offer
An interesting conversation has sprung up in the Air Force regarding the officer promotion system recently, led by the pseudonymous...
Air Force Colonel Disciplined Over Same-Sex Marriage Beliefs
A highly decorated Kirtland Air Force Base colonel who refused to sign a certificate of appreciation for a retiring master...
It’s Not Just Your Imagination: It Really Is Harder For Women To Get Promoted
Equality for women in the workplace comes up all the time in the media, in casual conversation, in sports, and...
How To Deal With Being Passed Over For Promotion
The choice to become a career Army officer is more than just choosing a job. It’s a transition into a...
It’s Time To Abolish The Enlisted-Officer Divide
The U.S. military has been an all-volunteer force now for over 40 years. Despite some misgivings, everything has turned out...
4 Reasons I Am Resigning My Commission As A Naval Officer
I have resigned my active-duty commission, which means I have exactly a year left on active duty in the Navy....