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

A new survey is worrying the leader of DoD’s personnel and readiness office about how the military will recruit in the future.

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Carter urges momentum for ‘force of the future’ initiatives at DoD

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Carter rolls out plan to close geographic gaps in military recruiting

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How Army’s archaic evaluation system is hurting the service

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Are some of the Army’s best soldiers being forced out?

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter/APAsh Carter

Carter proposes host of changes to military, civilian personnel rules

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Outgoing DoD personnel chief says reforms were inevitable, more to come

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Frank Kendall

DoD’s Kendall says ‘revolving door’ is too thick

DoD’s top procurement official said the laws keeping government officials from moving to the private sector are too stringent.

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DoD talent grab in trouble as industry ramps up new hiring

Defense companies are expected to increase hiring for the first time in five years, but that could create problems for the Defense Department’s recruiting…

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Ash Carter

DoD bids to make military life more ‘family-friendly’

The second round of DoD’s Force of the Future initiative focuses on military families. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the reforms would improve the military’s ability to retain its best people.

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