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Happy Birthday Army!

| June 14, 2024 | 20 Comments
Happy Birthday Army!

249 Years Young Today in military history: US Army is founded On June 14, 1775, the United States Army was born when the Continental Congress assumed control of the New England army. On June 14, 1775, the United States Army was born when the Continental Congress assumed control of the New England army. Formed in […]

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Army Meeting Recruiting Goals; Not So Navy

| April 23, 2024 | 25 Comments
Army Meeting Recruiting Goals; Not So Navy

Army on track to meet lower recruiting goal, Navy may fall short The Army lowered its recruiting goal. The Navy increased its — and now might miss it. BY JEFF SCHOGOL The Army expects to meet its recruiting goal for the first time in three years, but the Navy continues to struggle to sign up […]

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Army helicopter pilots to receive more training hours

| April 12, 2024 | 15 Comments
Army helicopter pilots to receive more training hours

In response to aircraft related accidents, the Army is going to have its helicopter pilots conduct additional hours of training. Six hours of training will be added that focuses on spatial awareness and maintenance issues. Active-duty pilots will complete this training by May 10. From Military.com: Now, the service is adding four to six hours […]

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Remembering Chief Warrant Officers Bryan Andrew Zemek and Derek Joshua Abbott: Fallen Heroes in Mississippi – AI Guest Post

| February 27, 2024 | 6 Comments
Remembering Chief Warrant Officers Bryan Andrew Zemek and Derek Joshua Abbott: Fallen Heroes in Mississippi – AI Guest Post

How good is Microsoft Bing’s ChatGPT when generating articles? I pulled up the “copilot” for Microsoft Edge and plugged in some prompts. Out came the below article on the two Soldiers who died in a helicopter crash in Mississippi… Sans APA formatted references. How did AI do with “writing” the below article? Right on target? […]

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Largest Demographic Shuns Army Service

| January 11, 2024 | 63 Comments
Largest Demographic Shuns Army Service

Not Answering Army Sees Sharp Decline in White Recruits By Steve Beynon The Army’s recruiting of white soldiers has dropped significantly in the last half decade, according to internal data reviewed by Military.com, a decline that accounts for much of the service’s historic recruitment slump that has become the subject of increasing concern for Army […]

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Leaderless DoD… and we never noticed

| January 8, 2024 | 50 Comments
Leaderless DoD… and we never noticed

As was mentioned in the comments a couple of days ago, seems Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was hospitalized after elective surgery last week, and was non compos mentis unavailable from Monday through Thursday. Whatever the operation was supposed to have done, apparently it became serious enough to keep him out of action until Friday. Deputy […]

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Army Ends Deployed Troops Benefit

| December 29, 2023 | 57 Comments
Army Ends Deployed Troops Benefit

U.S. Army Ends Free Storage of Vehicles, Belongings for Deployed Soldiers OLIVIA RONDEAU Deployed U.S. Army soldiers will no longer be able to store their belongings free of charge while they are away from home, the Army Sustainment Command announced Wednesday. A spokesman for the command, which is the primary provider of logistics support to […]

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TikTok Munity!

| December 18, 2023 | 73 Comments
TikTok Munity!

I’m Not Happy! US Army faces ‘TikTok mutiny’ as Gen Z recruits whine about low pay, ‘sh***y’ food and FITNESS TESTS while on bases in uniform Brazen posts represent audacious challenge to top brass amid recruitment crisis One of the posts by military influencer Anthony Laster slams Army life Says he spent whole day watching […]

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