AF High Year of Tenure Programs

The Air Force is offering targeted voluntary high year of tenure (HYT) extensions, Voluntary Limited Period of Active Duty Program affording opportunities to members of the Air Reserve Component to serve an active-duty tour, and Direct Duty Prior Service Enlistment Program opening doors for prior-service enlisted members to return to active duty... more

Navy Reenlistment Bonus Update

The Selective Reenlistment Bonus plan has been updated. Here are several things Sailors should know: (1) the Navy Personnel Command maintains the current list of SRB eligible ratings/skills based on available quotas; (2) the increased award levels are effective immediately; (3) SRB provides incentives to Sailors with critical skills and experi... more

Air Force Expands Career Fields Eligible for Re-enlistment Bonuses

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The Air Force plans to more than double the number of enlisted career fields eligible to receive re-enlistment bonuses, from 10 to 23, the service announced late Thursday. The goal is to increase personnel by about 4,000 while retaining airmen in critical mission areas that are understaffed. The expanded pool addresse... more

AF Eliminating Reenlistment Bonuses in 46 Fields

A U.S. Air Force Airman prepares to marshall a HH-60G Pave Hawk at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2013.

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The Air Force is eliminating selective reenlistment bonuses for 46 career fields and cutting retraining opportunities for hundreds of airmen in over-manned specialties as the service prepares to trim the force by as many as 25,000 airmen over the next several years. The personnel policy changes, announced late... more

2013 Re-Enlistment Window Opens With Restrictions

A soldier re-enlists on a mountain side.

With 10 years of war winding down, the focus is now, more than ever, on retention of quality Soldiers. Beginning March 1, if a Soldier's estimated termination of service is between Oct. 1, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2013, he or she can re-enlist between now and Sept 30 of this year. Accompanying this opportunity to continue in the Army, new policies al... more

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