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

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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