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Army Recruitment

What It's Like Having Parents In The Military

About the authors: Matt is a junior at Evanston Township High School and Britni is a senior at Glenbrook North High School. Both are student reporters...

Deaf Man Battles To Join U.S. Army

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 10.21.2011 | Los Angeles

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — Keith Nolan spent a decade applying repeatedly to the Army's Reserve Officers Training Corps' program before the deaf man's...

Army Recruiting Scam Gets Man 3 Years In Jail

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A Chinese national accused of pretending to be a U.S. Army recruiter to bilk immigrants out of thousands of dollars was sentenced ...

$12 Million Army Video Game Recruitment Center to Close

Daniel Denvir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Denvir

The Army Experience Center, a $12 million Dave & Buster's style gaming and virtual reality complex that sought to introduce young people to the Army via violent video games, is closing.

The Science Fiction of Military Marketing

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Video games don't encourage individuals to be violent as much as they legitimize the broader concept of violence as acceptable. That's particularly true when the military embraces that theory.

Gates: Army Ranks To Increase By 22,000

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced Monday that the size of the Army will be increased temporarily by 22,000 soldiers to help ...

Army's Videogame Recruiting Backed By Lawmakers Despite Controversy

The National Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House Armed Services Committee last week offered its support to the Army's controversial high-tech effort to increase awareness and knowledge of t...

Pentagon's Facebook, Twitter Accounts Used To Seek Young Recruits, Spread Message

AP | SAGAR MEGHANI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

FORT MONROE, Va. — You don't often hear a three-star general using the word "friend" as a verb. But for Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley and other Ar...

Stimulating the New Service Economy

Deb Jospin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deb Jospin

This time last year, college seniors across the country were madly interviewing for jobs on Wall Street, evaluating offers that included unbelievable salaries and beautiful offices. What a difference a year makes.

The Military's Expanding Waistline

Pratap Chatterjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pratap Chatterjee

It is ironic that the men who drive across a battle zone, dodging stones, bullets, and IEDs to bring ice cream, lobster tails, and ammunition to U.S. soldiers have to beg for food themselves.

Time for Action

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Obama has long been a supporter of lifting "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," but since the election, fairness, justice, and civil rights for the LGBT community seems to be delayed.

Obama's Iraq Pullout Stance Now A Planned Army Recruitment Tool

VetVoice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Well that didn't take long. Polls across America had been closed for less than 24 hours and Army Career Counselors were already exploiting Barack Oba...

Army Gets Fewer High School Grads in '07

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The percent of Army recruits with a high school diploma dropped last year, continuing a trend that has worsened since the start of ...

Rock Band 3 Doors Down Advertises For National Guard

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch the National Guard tribute song by rock band 3 Doors Down that is being shown to movie audiences during previews. Read more about the vide...

Army Marks Record Low Level Of Recruits

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Army began its recruiting year Oct. 1 with fewer signed up for basic training than in any year since it became an all-volunteer service in 1973, a...