Temporary Promotions for Army Noncommissioned Officers to End in June

U. S. Army paratroopers assigned to Castle Company, 54th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, move toward an objective during team blank-fire and tactical movement training at Pocek Range in Postonja, Slovenia.

The Army said Thursday it is suspending its controversial program that promotes noncommissioned officers before they attend an academy. The service will suspend the temporary promotions starting in June in one of the most significant changes to its promotion system in recent years, it said in an announcement. The Army will also realign required noncommissioned […]

650 Military Promotions Threatened as Senator Shows No Signs of Relenting

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, talks to reporters in an interview about his blockade of military nominees, at the Capitol in Washington.

About 650 general and flag officer promotions could be delayed this year by a legislative hold on Capitol Hill imposed by Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., over military abortion policies, according to the Pentagon. Tuberville’s hold could not only hold up the promotions of rank and position — the vast majority of the 852 total officers […]