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  1. 10 Marine colonels nominated for first star

    President Obama nominated 10 Marine colonels for promotion to brigadier general Wednesday, according to an announcement from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel....

      5:26 PM, Feb. 20, 2014
  2. Marine Corps manpower experts answer your re-enlistment questions

    There's a brighter outlook for Marines who want to re-enlist this year, but the situation remains highly competitive....

      2:45 PM, May 19, 2014
  3. Chief warrant officer promotion list released

    The following active-duty chief warrant officers have been selected for promotion, according to a fleetwide message, ALNAV 072/13, released Wednesday:...

      11:09 AM, Oct. 24, 2013
  4. Marine Corps manpower experts answer your re-enlistment questions

    There's a brighter outlook for Marines who want to re-enlist this year, but the situation remains highly competitive....

      2:45 PM, May 19, 2014
  5. Early out deal lures Marines

    Effective immediately, enlisted Marines with an end-of-active-service date between now and Sept. 30, 2014, may request to leave the Corps up to one year early....

      9:50 AM, Jul. 14, 2013
  6. Reprisal complaint: Sgt. Maj. says career 'ruined' after challenging his general

    The Pentagon's investigative agency is examining whether a senior enlisted Marine with 29 years of service was victimized by the Marine Corps' top leaders after he accused a two-star general of wrongdoing....

      2:59 PM, Oct. 15, 2013
  7. Re-up, now: More jobs eligible for bonuses in '14, faster approval available for some

    Lance corporals, corporals and sergeants who re-enlist in high-demand jobs could take home thousands in bonus cash up to $60,750, for some in fiscal 2014....

      1:37 PM, Jul. 2, 2013
  8. New rules are official for promotion to corporal through gunny

    Lance corporals through staff sergeants looking to pick up their next rank will have to complete new command seminar or resident course requirements in order to be eligible for promotion....

      10:24 AM, Oct. 26, 2014
  9. October cutting scores released

    The Marine Corps has announced cutting scores for October. Cutting scores are published each month by Marine Corps Headquarters in Washington. To get promoted, a Marine's individual composite score must meet or exceed the cutting score....

      12:22 PM, Sep. 18, 2013
  10. 2014 VSP program details revealed

    Details of the fiscal year 2014 enlisted Voluntary Separation Pay program were released Tuesday by Manpower officials....

      11:09 AM, Oct. 9, 2013
  11. Re-enlistment resurgence: Encouraging news on available boat spaces

    Following a chill in re-enlistment opportunities this year, those vying to remain in uniform can expect a resurgence for fiscal 2015, with significantly more boat spaces on the horizon for first- and subsequent-term Marines....

      2:06 PM, Mar. 18, 2014
  12. SNCO promotion prospects up

    Promotion prospects are improving for enlisted Marines, with significant upticks in the number of staff sergeants recently selected to gunnery sergeant and the number of allocations for sergeants to make staff sergeant later this summer....

      9:59 AM, Jun. 25, 2013
  13. Retraining opportunities: The list of what stays and what goes

    Air Force Times has obtained the list of 23 career fields that some airmen will still be able to retrain into this year....

      2:22 PM, Nov. 29, 2013
  14. Marines' combat fitness test scoring up for review

    Marine officials plan to review the Combat Fitness Test as soon as next year to ensure it's stringent enough, and personnel could see tougher scoring as a result....

      8:25 PM, Oct. 7, 2013
  15. Exclusive: The top 17 reasons Marines ditch the Corps

    When it became clear that combat deployments would be largely replaced with rotational training deployments, former Cpl. Andrew Hasty couldn't find the motivation to re-enlist beyond his first term....

      8:11 AM, May 5, 2014
  16. CID looking for new special agents

    U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is putting out a dragnet for new special agents....

      1:29 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
  17. Surprise re-enlistment opportunities for junior Marines, NCOs

    Attention first-term Marines: The Corps is fine-tuning its message about re-enlisting during the drawdown and it's good news for those who want to stay in uniform....

      9:30 AM, May 6, 2013
  18. Active-duty staff corps O-4 promotions: Medical Corps

    Adams Nehkonti...

      4:17 PM, Aug. 2, 2013
  19. Marine Corps' No. 3 general to retire

    One of the Marine Corps' most influential officers will retire this summer after nearly 40 years in uniform. As director of the Marine Corps Staff since 2009, Lt. Gen. Willie J. Williams has served as the top adviser to two commandants and worked...

      10:42 AM, Apr. 1, 2013
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