Anthony Kurta

Why are so few troops signing up for one of DoD’s most flexible personnel pilot programs?

The Defense Department and some lawmakers want to make the program, which lets troops take a sabbatical to go back to school or care for a sick loved one,…

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U.S. Army soldiers representing units participating in the the Anaconda-16 military exercise, attend the opening ceremony, in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, June 6, 2016. Poland and some NATO members are launching their biggest ever exercise, involving some 31,000 troops, as central and eastern European nations are seeking strong security guarantees among concerns about Russia's assertiveness and actions. .(AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

Dark cloud over future force with current strain on troops, says DoD’s top personnel official

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John McCain

Congress orders DoD to study changes to its officer promotion system

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DoD makes first moves to implement new military retirement system

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DoD says more ‘revolutionary’ personnel system changes are coming soon

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