Field Report # 338 Nov 17, 2009

October Recruiting Goals
All active-duty and reserve-component military branches met or exceeded their recruiting goals for October, Defense Department officials said.

What You Don't Know About Basic Training
So you heard the rumors and stories about basic training, but have you heard the facts? From someone who has coached thousands of recruits through basic training, I have heard every question imaginable:

Pledge Support for Hiring Veterans
Obama signed the executive order Nov. 9 that calls on each federal agency to establish a veterans' employment program office designed to help former servicemembers get through the maze of paperwork as they apply for federal positions.

Review of Fort Hood Prelude
WASHINGTON (American Forces Press Service) - President Barack Obama used his weekly address today to call for a careful and complete review of what happened before the Nov. 5 tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas.

Holiday Mailing Guidelines
U.S. Postal Service officials have announced recommended mailing dates for delivery by Christmas to U.S. servicemembers serving in Afghanistan and other overseas locations.

Buffalo Bills Military Discount
All Military personnel are eligible to receive a $10 per ticket discount off the $45 seats for the Indianapolis Colts game on January 3, 2010.

MTV Documentary Follows Soldier
MTV will honor America's veterans and servicemembers Wednesday by following a young noncommissioned officer as he returns to the battlefields of Iraq.

  • Obama Bans Texting While Driving
  • Special Forces Soldier Caught With Stolen C-4
  • Youth Increasingly Unfit To Serve
  • Fort Hood Details Emerge
  • Obama On Troops For Afghanistan: Soon

  • Re-enlistment For Duty Station
  • Soldier Mom Refuses Deployment To Care For Baby
  • Did My Recruiter Lie To Me?
  • Re-enlistment 15J
  • Prior Service to 18x
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