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The military is not a substitute for prison time
It's time to retire an old myth.
Army offers new recruits big $50,000 bonus to blow on irresponsible sh-t
“You know how many [Camaros] and Mustangs are gonna be bought in Columbus, GA?”
Is the cure for America’s ‘next war-itis’ a military culture shift?
“What needs to come out of moments like this is a more honest discussion about matching political objectives to military capabilities.”
6 Surprising medical conditions that will disqualify you from military service
A medical waiver may be in the cards.
The Army disabled comments on new recruiting commercials amid criticism it’s too ‘woke’
“Each soldier in ‘The Calling’ has their own unique background and story to tell."
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.
Military leaders worry America’s youth are still too fat or dumb to fight
"Without coordinated action, these trends pose a significant threat to the future of the all-volunteer force."
The Army wants to bring in 10,000 new soldiers during a three-day recruiting spree
"We're excited to bring young men and women into our force so they can learn, listen, and actually become part of the greatest Army on the face of the Earth."
Army moves to 100% virtual recruiting as COVID-19 continues to spread
"We are soldiers, and we will continue to soldier on."
The Marine Corps wants smarter grunts
The Marines are known for recruiting some of the most physically fit young people — and now they might be after the brainiest too.
The Air Force failed to close its pilot manning gap for the fifth year in a row
For the fifth consecutive year, the Air Force has failed to completely close its pilot manning gap through retaining, and recruiting and training new pilots, recently released data shows
Wanna get on TV? The Marine Corps is holding auditions for its upcoming recruiting commercial
Those looking for their chance to become "Hollywood Marines" need only show up to audition
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
The British Army wanted ‘snowflakes’ last year. Now it wants binge-drinkers and nervous Nellies
Last year, the British Army made headlines when it said it wanted "snowflakes" in its ranks. This year, the Army is calling on social media addicts, binge-drinkers, and anyone else who spends their time desperately searching for a confidence boost, no matter how short-lived it may be
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
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
The Army is investigating how a 19-year-old diagnosed with autism was recruited
"USAREC has initiated an inquiry into this matter."
Army recruiting company commander suspended after using Nazi phrase in a memo
An investigation is underway.
Army signs its third state-wide agreement to guarantee soldiers job interviews after their service
Army Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy said the program is a way to "draw closer with local communities."
The Army accidentally disclosed the personal information of thousands of immigrant recruits
The Army said "swift actions were taken...to mitigate further release."
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."
‘Captain Marvel’ Is The Recruiting Tool Of The Air Force’s Dreams
After a minute of explosions, alien spacecraft, and a crash-landing in a Blockbuster — so you know it takes place...