Non-citizen recruits last longer

Tom Philpot

The armed forces have enlisted nearly 70,000 non-citizens since the attacks of 9/11 and, as a group, their washout rate is much lower than that of American citizens who enlist, according CNA, a think tank that studied attrition data gathered by the Defense Manpower Data Center. Within three months of entering active service, 8.2 percent […]

Tire troubles overwhelm resident

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks A Melrose woman said a prior tenant left thousands of tires on her property when he moved, leaving her to deal with state environment violations until Curry County stepped in and obtained a more than $14,000 state grant to have them removed. Sharna Johnson Ruth Ashley of Melrose is just […]

Air Force Climate Survey begins Oct. 1

Melanie Salazar The Air Force is continually improving upon itself and it’s up to Airmen and civilian employees to make sure leaders address the right issues. The Air Force Climate Survey, open to active-duty, civilians, Air Force Reserve Command and Air National Guard, begins Saturday and ends Nov. 23. To take the survey online, visit […]