Career Management is Just a Click Away

An online tool is set to help personnel take better charge of their working lives. The career management portal allows users to browse roles and opportunities across the whole British Army, including those outside their current rank and cap badge, much like a civilian job search. Accessible via personal devices, the software will enable troops… Read More

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New One-Stop Career Portal on Defence Connect

A portal has been launched on Defence Connect to bring together information on careers policy, specialist courses and other Service opportunities. It offers personnel greater access to both Army-wide and cap badge-specific information, whether for themselves or to help them advise subordinates. The one-stop-shop was developed after research found that access to career information was… Read More

What is an Iron Eagle?

In US military slang, an Iron Eagle is a military officer who has attained the rank of Colonel (OF-5) but will not be promoted to the rank of General (OF-6 to OF-9). The term refers to the rank insignia a colonel wears, which resembles an eagle. Reasons for Becoming an Iron Eagle There are several… Read More