Army Musical Outreach Team launches into digital performances
As You Were band members perform at a high school
April 1, 2020 - The Army’s musical outreach team, As You Were, has transitioned from life on the road to life online during this time of social distancing. The team, consisting of three highly skilled professional Army musicians, will be releasing content across its social media platforms to continue connecting today’s youth with their Army in a unique way.

U.S. Army recruiters accepting virtual applications
Recruiters are able to help individuals complete the majority of the Army's application requirements without any in-person contact to determine eligibility and guarantee training of choice and any monetary incentives for which they qualify.
April 1, 2020 - While social distancing remains a part of daily life throughout the nation, U.S. Army recruiters are using online applications and virtual interviews to continue helping interested individuals plan for their future and pursue full-time or part-time careers in the military.

USAREC helps students March 2 Success
March2Success is an online test preparation program geared toward helping students improve their capabilities on standardized tests, like the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, used by the U.S. military to assess a potential applicant’s capabilities.
March 30, 2020 - Schools across the country have gone to nontraditional learning to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, and the U.S. Army offers a program aimed at helping students maintain academic achievements during this unprecedented time.

USAREC spouse donates handmade masks to hospital workers
Tessa Paszek's workstation where she creates handmade hospital masks for healthcare workers and those immunocompromised.
March 27, 2020 - Service for some means wearing a uniform, but this U.S. Army Recruiting Command spouse found herself turning to a sewing machine to answer her call. Tessa Paszek, wife of Army recruiter Sgt. 1st Class Alex Paszek, saw a need for hospital masks for her nursing friends; and a desire to help out her inner circle quickly turned into hundreds of requests for handmade, washable face masks.

Recruiting mission continues despite little interruptions
A makeshift office in his basement allows Staff Sgt. Andrew Menard, to continue recruiting for the force.
March 27, 2020 - Army recruiters are most successful when they strike a solid work/life balance. However, during this coronavirus crisis, that balance is even more essential and challenging when Daddy’s home and the kids want to play.