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Top recruiters 1st quarter FY20
USAREC 1st Quarter FY20 Top Recruiters
Jan. 15, 2020 - The Army’s top recruiters will be recognized by Army senior leaders at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon Jan. 22. Sixteen recruiters from across U.S. Army Recruiting Command will be highlighted for their success in the first quarter of fiscal 2020.

Army recruiter helped five Illinois siblings enlist
The five Wierzbicki siblings, Haley, Mason, Austin, Sequia and Sierra, take a photo with Staff Sgt. Lucas Jansson (center), station commander for Peru Army Recruiting Station Jan. 3. All five chose to enlist over the past two years.
Jan. 10, 2020 - It’s fairly common to enlist two siblings from the same family, sometimes three, but it is a truly rare occurrence when one recruiter enlists five individuals from one family.

URGENT NEWS: Army Recruiting discredits military draft texts
Fraud Alert!
Jan. 7, 2020 - A number of fraudulent text messages informing individuals they have been selected for a military draft have circulated throughout the country this week. U.S. Army Recruiting Command has received multiple calls and emails about these fake text messages and wants to ensure Americans understand these texts are false and were not initiated by this command or the U.S. Army.

New entrance test to increase Soldier quality, reduce attrition
Future Soldiers from the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion, National Guard and Marines, recite the oath of enlistment during a mass enlistment ceremony, Dec. 1, State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Ariz. The ceremony took place shortly before a National Football League game between the Arizona Cardinals and Los Angeles Rams. (Photo by Alun Thomas, USAREC Public Affairs)
Jan. 2, 2020 - A new military entrance exam is now being given to Army recruits to predict performance, behaviors, attitude, and attrition of potential Soldiers. The pilot program is designed to see how the Army can get best-fit recruits, even in jobs that require slightly higher standardized test scores than the applicant achieved.

Five siblings spend last holiday season together before basic training
Five siblings from the same family each raised their right hand and chose to join the Army. From left to right: Pfc. Haley Wierzbicki, a combat medic specialist on holiday exodus from advanced individual training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Sequia, slated to be a mortuary affairs specialist; their father and mother, Karl and Nicole; Mason, enlisted to become a cannon crewman; Sierra, slated to be a combat engineer; and Spc. Austin Wierzbicki, a signals intelligence analyst stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Photo Credit: Courtesy photo)
Jan. 1, 2020 - As the holiday season came to a close, Spc. Austin and Pfc. Haley Wierzbicki cherished the last moments they had with their family in Walnut, Illinois, before returning to their respective duty stations to start the new year.