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Military services seek to expand pool of potential recruits

With a historically small pool of potential recruits, DoD wants to help more potential service members qualify.

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Tom Temin

Army goes live with virtual desktop capability

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Noah Ogrydzniak, Sumner Ogrydzniak, Cole Ogrydzniak

Some trends in America prompting a new marketing approach to recruit soldiers

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FILE - Rhode Island Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Andrew Bates pulls up tape marking a line at a coronavirus mass-vaccination site at the former Citizens Bank headquarters in Cranston, R.I., June 10, 2021. Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers across the country - or about 13% of the force — have not yet gotten the mandated COVID-19 vaccine, and as the deadline for shots looms, at least 14,000 of them have flatly refused and could be forced out of the service. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

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New Jersey National Guard/Master Sgt. Matt Hecht

Army National Guard once again seeing less demand as COVID enters new phase

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FILE - DeMarcus Hicks, a recent graduate of nursing school who is working as a contractor with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, gives a person a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, Dec. 20, 2021, on the first day of a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Federal Way, Wash.  The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Jan. 7, 2022, on challenges to whether the Biden administration can order millions of workers at private companies and health care employees be vaccinated for COVID-19. Until the court rules, millions of workers face a patchwork of requirements depending on where they live. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Federal judge rejects Oklahoma lawsuit over National Guard vaccine mandate

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First sergeant Archer Ford, from left, sergeant first class Andreson Neal, and members of the Georgia National Guard's 48th Brigade Combat Team salute the colors during the Casing of Color and Departure Ceremony for their deployment to Afghanistan on Friday, Dec 21, 2018, at Fort Stewart. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Army, Air Force want merged ‘scrolling’ process to help transition between active, reserve and guard

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FILE - In this March 27, 2008, file photo, an aerial view of the Pentagon. The Army is putting together a series of new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders. The move is an effort to grappling with an embarrassing rash of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD takes Future Army Commission ideas to heart

The Defense Department concurred with all of the Future of the Army Commission’s recommendations involving the Pentagon.

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Guard units with expanded training days are settling into the new routine

Last year the National Guard announced it was expanding training days for armor and Stryker units. Now the first units are finishing up some of the training.

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Retired Lt. Col. Teresa James/DoD Office of the Inspector General

DoD substantiates its first-ever sexual assault reprisal case, but victim still waiting for relief

The Defense Department inspector general’s office substantiated a whistleblower reprisal claim, making it the first time the IG had ever done so in a sexual assault case.

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