JULY 20, 2015, CAMP ROBINSON, Ark. - Cyber threats are in the news almost every day. The recent cybersecurity incidents at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management are only the latest events. The Army National Guard is preparing to play a key role in the defense of our nation in cyberspace. The Cyber Soldier of the future will have to be able to understand the dangers, detect … [Read more...] about Professional Education Center Offers Cyber Common Technical Core Training
What to Consider When Joining the Military Considering joining the military? Indeed, you presumably have given it a lot of thought and come up with a lot of questions. If you are like most people, though, the minute you stroll in to talk with a recruiter, you won't be able to recollect any of them. There are a few inquiries you have to verify you ask your enrollment … [Read more...] about Want To Join The Military?
JUNE 17, 2015, WASHINGTON - A Defense Department proposal submitted to Congress on June 10 would create what Pentagon officials called a ?blended defined benefit and defined contribution? military retirement system. Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters that the proposal includes elements the department believes are necessary to promote retention, to … [Read more...] about DoD Sends Blended Military Retirement Proposal to Congress
MAY 11, 2015, WASHINGTON - Like spouses of service members from other services, those of National Guard Soldiers and Airmen may face challenges when seeking employment, especially when Guard spouses are unable to access employment resources that may be available to them. To assist Guard spouses with accessing those resources, a symposium designed to help spouses of Guard … [Read more...] about First Employment Symposium Held for National Guard Spouses
APRIL 23, 2015, CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - With budgets back home tightening and a renewed interest in leadership development, young National Guard Soldiers eligible to attend a leadership school or complete online requirements to be promoted should take every advantage while they are activated and serving in Kuwait, the top enlisted Army National Guard Soldier said. ?Anything … [Read more...] about Military, Civilian Education Key to Future Promotions, Top Guard Enlisted Soldier Says