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Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 4:30 am

From the March 3 Army Times issue, available this week:

Fast cash

The bonus soldiers get for extending their tours in South Korea can now add up to big bucks fast. They can now get the bonus as a lump sum, rather than as monthly payments. Find out what soldiers heading for Korea can expect from the assignment incentive pay program.

More soldiers to get the boot

The coming fiscal year will be the worst year yet for noncommissioned officers to be forced out of the Army during its ongoing drawdown. The Army has already separated more than a thousand through its screening process, and thousands more face the same fate. One more thing to watch for: Soldiers’ GI Bill benefits may be at risk, and officials say they should act now.

Career tracker for officers

Army Times has compiled a 30-year career tracker for officers. It’s a guide to when officers can expect command boards, schools, promotion zones and more.

Forecast your milestones with this easy-to-use timeline.

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