The Pentagon has had to pay unprecedented and costly enlistment and re-enlistment
bonuses to get people to join the military and to remain when their initial commitment is complete.
I guess I could not fathom how much support meant to me until I saw the proud faces of my entire family at my re-enlistment
at the USS Constitution.
We also visited the USS John McCain, named for his father and grandfather, in Cam Ranh Bay, where he spoke to the crew and presided over an inspiring re-enlistment
and promotion ceremony.
Also, a selective re-enlistment
bonus for RPA maintenance has been established to help retention efforts.
In addition, he established an objective of achieving a 15 percent re-enlistment
rate for first-termers.
A situation with John Dos Passos involved accusations of harming relations with the Italian government and of touting pacifism, which led Bates to remove him from the area and ban him from re-enlistment
(44-48), and Florczyk inserts an image of a 27 June 1918 typed letter in which Bates heralds "the heroic fighting of the Italian soldiers," the "magnificent fighting qualities of this great people," albeit with a postwar handwritten annotation stating that "This + other such comments in these letters were for the benefit of the Italian Military Censor + did not reflect my true opinion of the fighting qualities of the Italians" (illustrations n.
Taylor said he joined the jihad because the New Zealand army refused him for re-enlistment
We were there about three years when he came up for re-enlistment
again in 1988.
It becomes a permanent part of the Marine's record with the potential to affect re-enlistment
eligibility and promotion.
The Army tightened its requirements for enlistment and re-enlistment
when it switched to an all-volunteer force but it began allowing waivers in select instances when volunteers couldn't meet its medical, moral and criminal records requirements.
After an introduction reviewing Parvin's genealogy, combat training, and war service, the edited letters are organized into topical sections rather than chronologically, revealing details on military engagements, army camp life, Parvin's opinions (uncensored by his superiors) on contemporary generals and political figures, and miscellaneous topics such as travel, marches, furloughs, and re-enlistment
Meanwhile, the outgoing US commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, marked his last Fourth of July in uniform yesterday by speaking to American troops during a re-enlistment
ceremony in the south of the country.