VOL. 27 - NO. 9
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The Army Keeps Boosting Recruiting Bonuses as It Struggles to Find New Soldiers

The Army has become more aggressive with major recruitment bonuses, especially for recruits who elect to ship out to basic training right away, as the force wrestles with numerous recruiting challenges. The force recently announced that new recruits can earn up to $10,000 bonuses for attending basic training within 30 days of their enlistment, which is called a "quick ship" bonus. That offer is open to at least 60 different jobs, double the total from earlier in the year. Another 60 jobs in the Army have quick... more


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