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Reward rises to $25,000 in case of slain Fort Bragg paratrooper

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Army CID agents have increased the reward offered for credible information leading to the apprehension and conviction of whoever is responsible for the murder of Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez, according to an update from the soldier’s home unit. The reward amount was increased from $15,000 to $25,000, the 82nd Airborne Division said in a Tuesday statement. […]

Army retention rises as economy slumps, but recruiting hasn’t seen a boom yet

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The U.S. unemployment rate rose above 14 percent in April, the highest since the Great Depression. And though economic downturns typically boost Army recruitment numbers, the service hasn’t seen a major uptick yet. Out-of-work civilians or recent graduates unable to find jobs often start turning to military service in greater numbers when the unemployment rate […]