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The Army’s reputation for sexual harassment and suicide is keeping Gen Z from joining up, Army secretary says
“I think we do need to do more to address their concerns."
The Air Force hopes to snag ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ fans with a recruiting ad before the movie
“Whether viewers want to ‘Fly Navy’ or ‘Aim High’ we just want them to think about serving."
Facing manpower shortage, Air Force offers up to $50,000 for some new recruits
For fun and for profit.
Less than a quarter of Army recruiters are women. Here’s why that’s a problem
"We are competing for a very small population."
The Army is now letting soldiers pick their first duty station
Make sure to read the fine print, though
A Marine’s anime-style recruitment posters are going viral
“Literally everybody that comes in and sees my corner they’re like ‘oh this is cool.'"
The Army used an airman and her working dog in a recruiting poster
That's certainly a way to do it.
Air Force recruiting is in the toilet and senior leaders are sounding the alarm
"Houston, we have a problem.”
Protecting GPS is the Space Force’s most important job, according to their new commercial
"Space is hard."
New Air Force recruiting pitch: It doesn’t matter what you look like, just that you can kick enemy ass
“You don’t know who I am—whether I’m African American, Asian American, Hispanic, White, male or female. You just know I’m an American airman, kicking your butt.”
Meet the Air Force’s most adorable aircraft: the mini C-17
"A lot of people stopped to ask about what looked to them like a new aircraft."
Overweight troops are costing the Pentagon more than $1 billion a year
That's the equivalent cost of 52 Apache attack helicopters going down the drain every year.
This is the Army’s message to parents of prospective soldiers in the wake of Vanessa Guillen’s disappearance
Not the best timing.
Watch the CIA’s first-ever online recruiting ad, claiming a career doing more ‘than you ever dreamed possible’
While the target audience for the streamed video spots is 18-35, all potential recruits would be considered.
Banning COVID-19 survivors from military service is a recruiting mess waiting to happen
Banning individuals with a COVID-19 history prioritizes recruits who have both the geographic and financial ability to self-isolate.
Who did it better: the real Space Force recruiting spot or the trailer for Netflix’s ‘Space Force’?
This is probably the first time in history that the military is figuring out how to prop up a new branch while a major entertainment network sets out to make fun of it every step of the way.
Marine recruiters urge boot camp closures amid pandemic: ‘We are putting lives in danger’
Marine recruiters in the state hit hardest by the novel coronavirus have grave warnings about the military's decision to continue sending young men and women off to boot camp in the middle of a global pandemic.
Army moves to 100% virtual recruiting as COVID-19 continues to spread
"We are soldiers, and we will continue to soldier on."
The military’s ‘war for talent’ is affecting what the Navy’s future ships will look like
The Navy wants their new frigates to be able to operate in open-ocean and near-shore environments and to conduct air, anti-submarine, surface, and electronic warfare and information operations.
The Army wants more soldiers, and it’s using esports to put a ‘finger on the pulse’ of potential recruits
Thousands of soldiers play esports
This 59-year-old veteran left the Army a decade ago. Now he’s headed back to basic training
"To have the opportunity to serve again is a thrill"
A ‘Captain Marvel’ effect? Air Force Academy sees its most female applicants in 5 years
The Air Force effort to hitch its wagon to Captain Marvel's star appears to have been an unreserved success
New Army recruits will now take personality tests to help determine what jobs they’d be good at
The test determines leadership potential, resilience, and can even reveal how well the recruit would do on the fitness test.
Navy recruiters get in on the VR game, showing potential sailors what it’s like to drive a special warfare boat
"The simulation gives them an opportunity to see the different mission areas the Navy has."
Top Democrat wants the Army to assess whether TikTok poses ‘national security risks’
How are recruiters supposed to connect with the kids?