Army Opens New Warrant Officer Recruiting Roles as It Struggles to Fill the Ranks

U.S. Army soldiers with the Wichita Recruiting Company hosted a recruitment booth at Hutchinson

The Army on Wednesday opened up applications for its new “talent acquisition technician” role for warrant officers as part of its efforts to overhaul recruiting. The service is looking for a total of 225 applicants across three selection boards to beef up its new job designation — 420T — after years of missing goals for […]

Military in Alaska Struggles With ‘Constant Strain’ of Child Care Shortage

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The U.S. military is struggling to provide child care to its service members in Alaska, which is directly affecting operations and putting a strain on those serving in uniform. Alaska child care providers have reported that the system statewide is in crisis, with long waitlists, low wages and high enrollment costs. While most of the child care challenges facing […]

100 Soldiers Awarded Recruiting Ribbon as Army Struggles to Find New Recruits

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More than 100 soldiers have earned the Army’s new recruiting award as the service leans on existing troops to bring enlistees into the ranks and help fill gaps amid a historic recruiting slump. The Army recruiting ribbon has been given out to 104 soldiers, according to internal service documents reviewed by In addition to […]