Field Report #330 July 15, 2009

1200 Schools Join VA in New GI Bill
Over 1,100 colleges, universities and schools across the country have entered into “Yellow Ribbon” program agreements with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to improve financial aid for Veterans participating in the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Top 5 Secret Tips for Basic Training
Many recruits aren’t aware of the secret tips you can learn before you arrive to basic training to make your time at boot camp much more enjoyable.

Deployed Soldiers Can Now Order New Uniform Items
The flame-resistant Army combat uniform and the improved physical fitness uniform can now be ordered by deployed troops through a Web-based program.

Recruiting Goals Met
All active-duty military components met or exceeded their recruiting goals in June, with the Marine Corps adding the highest percentage of its target to its ranks, Defense Department officials announced today.

Raven Drum Foundation Offer Free Concert Tickets
To honor the military and provide a little fun and excitement over the summer months, the rock group Def Leppard and Raven Drum Foundation have started giving away 100 free concert tickets to military members and veterans with military ID for each show in the 2009 Def Leppard summer concert tour.

Army Limits Re-Enlistment Options
In an effort to slow the momentum of what has been an exceptionally productive year in recruiting and retention, the Army has limited re-enlistment options during the last three months of fiscal year 2009.

  • Study: No Best Way To Deal With Stress
  • Army Implements BCT Modernization
  • Is North Korea Behind Cyber Attacks?
  • Will Gays Be Openly Allowed in U.S. Army?
  • Plans to Withdraw From Iraq Continue

  • Just Came Back From The Recruiter's Office
  • 18x With Background Issues
  • Moral Waiver for Misdermeanors
  • Abuse on Base
  • Moving Family
  • Send more colorful letters with word 2007.