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.

Digital Army Recruiting Remains Active
SAN DIEGO – Huntington Beach Recruiting Company Commander Capt. Jake Taeckens, podium, swears in his brother, Josh on March 19, 2020 at the San Diego Military Entrance and Processing Facility, while maintaining safe social distance. The Taeckens’ became brothers-in-arms during one of the final days of San Diego MEPS operations, prior to U.S. Army Recruiters switching to all-online recruiting efforts. For more information on Army Careers available during the COVID-19 outbreak, text: ALA0 to GOARMY (462769).
March 24, 2020 - All Southern California U.S. Army recruiting stations are connecting with the public digitally to limit in-person contact.

Ohio medical recruiters join community partner to provide free lunches for Akron students
Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Knowles, station commander of Akron Army Medical Recruiting Station, Angelo Gonzalez, community partner and owner of
March 24, 2020 - Two Army recruiters assigned to the 3rd Medical Recruiting Battalion joined a local community partner and business owner to provide a supplemental lunch program to Akron, Ohio students between the ages of 1 and 18 recently.

Army Recruiting announces positive COVID-19 cases
Confirmed USAREC COVID-19 Cases
March 23, 2020 - Two recruiters assigned to U.S. Army Recruiting Command* tested positive for the COVID-19 virus over the weekend and are currently in isolation at their residences. The Army is working with local health officials to begin the process of tracing and contacting people with whom the recruiters might have had contact with over the past two weeks.