The U.S. Army Recruiting and Retention College pursuing accreditation
Aug. 20, 2019 - The Recruiting and Retention College is taking steps to receive accreditation by the Council on Occupational Education.

Las Vegas teen loses over 100 pounds to join Army
Before and after shots of Luis Enrique Pinto Jr., who lost 113 pounds in seven months in order to pass the Army's weight requirements. Luis enlisted as a 14E, which is responsible for operating and maintaining Patriot weapon systems, and plans to report to basic training in September.
Aug. 16, 2019 - Luis Enrique Pinto Jr. joined the Army so he could do something different. But first, he had to do something extraordinary. Just seven months ago, the 6-foot-1-inch teenager was overweight at 317 pounds and unable to pass the Army's weight requirements.

Soldier recruits wife to join Army
Staff Sgt. Joshua Mitchell, left, walks with his wife Spc. Eunjee Mitchell during the Fort Jackson Family Day on July 31. Spc. Mitchell recently graduated Basic Combat Training at the post. Her husband, an Army recruiter, enlisted his wife as she spent two years listening to him explain the benefits of military service to potential future Soldiers.
Aug. 13, 2019 - Staff Sgt. Joshua Mitchell is used to talking with various people about military careers and the benefits that are offered to those who choose to wear the uniform and serve their country as a Soldier. As a recruiter in the Malden, Massachusetts area, he is constantly talking to strangers, even off-duty, according to his wife Eunjee.

TRADOC recognizes Army's best instructors of 2019
Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and TRADOC Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy A. Guden, pose for a group photo with the 2019 TRADOC Instructors of the Year at Fort Eustis, Va., Aug. 7, 2019. The seven awardees were recognized during the TRADOC Commander's Forum. (U.S. Army photo by Angel Clemons)
Aug. 9, 2019 - U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recognized the Army’s seven best instructors during the 2019 TRADOC Instructor of the Year Awards ceremony here, August 7. During the ceremony, Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general, TRADOC, praised the winners and emphasized the critical role Army instructors play in mission success.

Putting in sweat: Soldier gives all to make fitness team
Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Zayas is determined to represent himself and the Army at high-level competitions, all while encouraging others to join the service he admires. He discussed his Army story at Fort Knox, Ky., on June 25, 2019
Aug. 9, 2019 - Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Zayas wiped the sweat off his brow as he glared at the box on the floor in front of him. Listening to the loud music that echoed throughout the gym, Zayas took a deep breath as he anticipated his next set of exercises.