31 May '12, 3pm

If you had to choose one, what #USArmy branch would you say is your favorite? Why?

If you had to choose one, what #USArmy branch would you say is your favorite? Why?

FORT BENNING, Ga. (May 23, 2012) -- Now that the Armor School has planted new roots in the Maneuver Center of Excellence, it has a new mission: get more Cavalry scouts into Ranger School. Facing a shortage of Ranger-qualified Soldiers in the 19 "Delta" military occupational specialty, Brig. Gen. Thomas James, the Armor School commandant and chief of Armor, has made a push for more to close a significant gap, officials said. The Army is only filling 17 percent of its authorized slots. Part of that is due to the high operations tempo in Afghanistan and Iraq over the past 10 years, said Sgt. Maj. Gregory Proft from the chief of Armor's office. Now, the organization wants to heighten awareness and get the Army's top Cavalry scouts -- specialists, sergeants and staff sergeants, in particular -- more interested in earning a Ranger tab. "They're the future of our Army," Proft sai...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/80349/Armor_branch_aims_to_ge...

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