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Top-performing Sailors will see more opportunities to convert, reenlist, and advance as a result of the use of force management tools such as the Enlisted Retention Board and Perform-to-Serve, Navy leaders say.
As of Tuesday, the biography of the current chief of the National Guard Bureau, Air Force Gen. Craig McKinley, is posted on the Joint Chiefs website, alongside bios for the other military service chiefs.
Defense Secretary Panetta is set to reveal his plan to chop $450 billion from the Pentagon's budget. It won't be pretty for the Air Force, which is poised to lose hundreds of planes and thousands of airmen.
The Navy in December loosened the rules for wearing the digital Navy working uniform. But the rules, which took effect Jan. 1, left a lot of room for interpretation, and there are aspects that sailors need to know.
Al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban and Pakistani militants have had a series of meetings aimed at containing what could soon be open warfare between the two most powerful Pakistani Taliban leaders, sources say.
The Afghan Taliban said Tuesday they have reached a preliminary deal to set up a political office in the nation of Qatar, and asked for the release of prisoners held at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay.