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2006-07-10 16:58:19

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, aiming to avoid missing a second straight annual recruiting goal amid the Iraq war, achieved its June target, the Pentagon said on Monday, while denying the military is taking lower-quality volunteers.

2006-06-21 16:54:19

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, aiming to make its recruiting goals amid the Iraq war, raised its maximum enlistment age by another two years on Wednesday, while the Army Reserve predicted it will miss its recruiting target for a second straight year.

2006-06-15 16:59:37

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The first 800 U.S. National Guard troops are taking up positions along the U.S-Mexico border, but will only support existing border patrol units, U.S. Defense Department officials said on Thursday.

2006-06-09 17:20:10

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which missed its fiscal 2005 recruiting goal, hit its 12th monthly target in a row in May, heading into a pivotal summer recruiting period that officials said will determine whether it makes this year's quota.

2006-05-11 16:33:00

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army Reserve, strained by the Iraq war, has blocked hundreds of officers who have finished their voluntary service commitment from leaving the military, officials said on Thursday.

2006-05-10 16:15:13

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which fell short in recruiting in fiscal 2005, met its April goal, but the Army Reserve and Army National Guard missed their targets amid persistent concern among potential recruits over the Iraq war.

2006-03-10 19:27:08

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The active-duty U.S. Army, which fell short in recruiting in fiscal 2005, met its February goal, the Pentagon said on Friday, but fell short in the number of recruits netted in the year to date compared to last year.

2006-03-02 16:58:09

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Four Massachusetts National Guard soldiers accused the U.S.

2006-03-02 09:59:26

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Four Massachusetts National Guard soldiers will accuse the U.S.

2006-02-01 18:27:29

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 70 senators have signed a letter to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld blasting the Pentagon's plan to cut National Guard troop levels, Senate aides said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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