Army Pays Recruits To Get GED
The U.S. Army is expanding its eligibility criteria to include those individuals who desire to serve but do not yet possess the required education credentials. Through the Education Plus Program enlistment option, the Army will help qualified non-prior service recruits obtain a GED so they can enlist in the active Army or Army Reserve.
Non-Lethal Laser Weapon Halts Aggressors
A laser technology being developed by Air Force Research Laboratory employees at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., will be the first man-portable, non-lethal deterrent weapon intended for protecting troops and controlling hostile crowds.
Despite Recruiting Shortfall, Army Increases in Size
There are those who might focus on the fact that the Army missed its self-imposed recruiting goals in fiscal year 2005, yet ignore the fact that the total end strength and capabilities of the Army are what matter most.
The men and women of the Army clearly derive a great deal of satisfaction from their decision to serve our nation as evidenced by the fact the Army exceeded its re-enlistment goals across the board.