Army Promotion Points – A Comprehensive Guide

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The Army Promotion Point System Army promotion points are something of a mystery. Nothing is clearly spelled out and there always seems to be loop holes and shortcuts that no one bothered to tell you. To get promoted to Sergeant (SGT) or Staff Sergeant (SSG), you need to gain promotion points. Getting promoted isn’t just [...]

McDonald Must Clean House at VA, Experts Say

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Bob McDonald, President Barack Obama’s pick to head up the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, needs to clean house.,Bob McDonald, President Barack Obama’s pick to head up the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, faces such a hidebound bureaucracy that experts say the way forward is clear: He must clean house.

Rebel SAM System Lacked ID Capability

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Ukrainian rebels didn’t have the right systems in place to distinguish between military and civilian aircraft.,If Ukrainian rebels shot down the Malaysian jetliner, killing 298 people, it may have been because they didn’t have the right systems in place to distinguish between military and civilian aircraft, experts said Saturday.

Judge Upholds Suit over Marine’s Missing Heart

PHILADELPHIA — The family of a Marine whose body came back from Greece without his heart can pursue negligence claims against the United States, a federal judge in Philadelphia ruled. However, the …