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Army Announces Requirements for Women in Special Forces, Civil Affairs, Psy Ops

Special Forces Assessment and Selection rules for women
The Army recently released the new gender-neutral rules for enlisted personnel in three specialty areas - Special Forces, Psychological Operations, and Civil Affairs - and here they are!

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ASVAB Question of the Week: March 16, 2016

Here is our ASVAB practice question for this week - we'll be back tomorrow with the answer:

ASVAB practice question

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Wounded Warrior Project Execs Fired

The board of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) - one of the America's most well-known charities focused primarily on injured veterans and their families - has just fired the top two executives running the organization.

CEO Steven Nardizzi and COO Al Giordano were both let go from the company this week after reports that donation money had been misused over the past four years.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: March 9, 2016

Here is our practice ASVAB question for this week - check back tomorrow for the answer!

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Looking for a scholarship opportunity for college? Maybe you want to be an officer is the Army? Check out the Army's ROTC program! This can be a great way to fund your education and start a career as an Army officer!

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Commissary required to spend $4 million to find cost savings

US Commissary
I suppose you've got to file this one under "typical Washington DC logic. Lawmakers have required the Defense Commissary Agency to spend almost $4 million of its budget to study...ways for the Commissary Agency to save money.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: March 2, 2016

Here is our ASVAB practice question for this week - check back tomorrow for the answer:

ASVAB practice question

If you're wondering what goes on at your local Army post or you're shipping out and want the low-down before you get there, did you know that Army.com has a listing for US Army posts? If you've had a great (or bad) experience, you can even rate them!

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The Army's Force of Future May Be History

It looks like the Force of the Future initiative - which is Defense Secretary Ash Carter's plan to recruit and retain soldiers with extensive levels of technical experience - may be a thing of the past.

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Army Leaders Recommend Another Round of BRAC

According to the Army's report to the Senate Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on defense, budget cuts have forced the Army to only focus on near-term readiness, instead of future potential conflicts. In order to save even more money, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley and Acting Army Secretary Patrick Murphy both recommended another round of BRAC - Base Realignment and Closure.

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Army Recruiting Goals Tougher for 2016 and 2017

Army Basic Combat Training Obstacle

While the Army does expect to reach its annual recruiting goals of 62,000 soldiers in both 2016 and 2017, it doesn't expect these goals to be met easily, according to materials submitted to Congress in early February.

These materials suggest that recruiters will face challenges in meeting recruiting goals due to improving economic conditions, more stringent policy restrictions, and reduced incentives.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: February 24, 2016

Here is our ASVAB Practice Question for this week - check the comments for the answer:

ASVAB practice question

Curious about Army Special Forces or Rangers? Want to know what it takes to conquer some of the most difficult military training in the world? Check out our Army Special Operations section to find out more!

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