Female Army Soldier in uniform with medals smiles while posed in front of both the U.S. and the Army Recruiting Brigade flags
3rd Recruiting Brigade Commander
Col. Whitney Jensen
Female Soldier in uniform in front of U.S. and Army Recruiting flags
3rd Recruiting Brigade Command Sergeant Major
Command Sgt. Maj. Hilda Garcia



3rd Recruiting Brigade Welcomes New Commander
Col. Whitney O. Jensen addresses members of the 3rd 
Recruiting Brigade for the first time as their new 
Commander during a change of command ceremony at the Patton Museum, Fort Knox.
July 19, 2024 - Col. Whitney Jensen accepted command of the United States Army’s 3rd Recruiting Brigade in a ceremony held at the George S. Patton Memorial Museum on Friday, July 19, 2024.

Great Lakes Recruiting Battalion Changes Command
Lt. Col. Robert Heffner out going Great Lakes Battalion commander relinquished command to Lt. Col. Quentin McCart, in coming battalion command, during a change of command ceremony May 23, in Lansing.
June 4, 2024 - Lt. Col. Robert Heffner, Great Lakes Recruiting Battalion outgoing commander, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Quentin McCart, incoming battalion commander, during a change of command ceremony held May 23, in Lansing. 

Meet your recruiter - Sgt. 1st Class Brooke Millsaps
Meet your recruiter - SFC Brooke Millsaps
March 25, 2024 - Sgt. 1st Class Brooke Millsaps, a native of Dardanelle, Arkansas, serves as a recruiter with the Columbus Recruiting Battalion in Mason, Ohio. She was recently recognized by the leadership of USAREC as one of the standout performers in the command.

Soldier Spotlight: 3rd Recruiting Brigade Celebrates Women’s History Month
Master Sgt. Samantha Villafuerte visits the Army Recruiting booth at the Chicago Auto Show, February 2024.
March 14, 2024 - The 3rd Recruiting Brigade of the United States Army Recruiting Command celebrates Women’s History Month with a spotlight on Master Sgt. Samantha Villafuerte as a “Fearless Female of the Frontier”.

The Station Commander Quarterly Lead Development is Back!
Sgt. 1st Class Wesley Swanson defends his statement during the Battle Rhythm working group, Jan. 18. 2024, in the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building Fort Snelling, Minnesota. 
(Photo Credit: Amber Brooks)
March 7, 2024 - The Minneapolis Battalion held its first post-COVID Station Commander Quarterly Lead Development (SCQLD) training Jan. 16-19, 2024 at the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


The U.S. Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade recruits with integrity the highest quality men and women to meet the needs of an expeditionary Army, while taking exceptional care of Soldiers, Civilians and Families.


To maintain the most highly trained, winning and unified team that recruits with integrity, treats others with dignity and respect, while accomplishing a mission. We are a family and a team. Everyone plays a critical role toward our mission. Maintain the DoD Core Values and Army Values.



Sustain the all volunteer force through information, initiative, and integrity:

  • fully employ all tools and information available
  • conduct analysis at each echelon to determine best use of time and resources
  • develop recruiting companies, stations, and personnel that operate independently
  • continuously seek the time, method, or location to yield the greatest advantages to mission accomplishment
  • maintain the confidence of the entire Army enterprise team
  • maintain the trust of the communities we serve
  • meet or exceed the recruiting mission 
  • effectively balance operational requirements against the health and welfare of our force



If you are interested in joining the Army, call 1-800-USA-ARMY,
 ext. 181 or visit www.goarmy.com.

If you are interested in the Army Reserve, call 1-800-USA-ARMY,
ext. 182 or visit www.goarmyreserve.com

Looking for additional information? Please direct questions or comments to :3rd Recruiting Brigade Webmaster



3rd Brigade Departments

Brigade HQ Mailing Address: Department of the Army
ATTN: (Office & Name)

HQ, 3rd Recruiting Brigade
1307 3rd Avenue - Building 1468
Fort Knox, KY  40121-2725

Brigade Leadership /
Command Group Secretary 
Phone: 502-626-0600 
Fax:   502-626-2069

Soldier & Family Assistance
Cell: 502-528-4606

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Family Advocacy
Cell: 502-528-528-5496

Phone: 502-626-1039 
Fax:  502-626-2069

Wellness Team / Behavioral Health
Phone: 502-626-0038
Cell: 502-528-4527

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC)
Phone: 502-626-2395
Cell: 502-528-3425

Equal Opportunity Advisor
Phone: 502-626-0685
Cell: 502-528-8907

Education Specialist 
Phone: 502-626-1707
                 Cell: 254-220-5940                 

Brigade Judge Advocate
Phone: 502-626-5959

Brigade S-1
Phone: 502-626-1024
Fax:  502-626-1253      

Brigade S-2
Phone: 502-626-0761
Fax:  502-626-0600

Brigade S-3
Phone: 502-626-0582 
Fax:  502-626-0765

Mobile Recruiter Training Team
Phone: 502-626-1174 

           Brigade Band             
Phone: 502-626-0228

Band Liaison / Midwest Audition Coordinator
Cell: 502-528-2100

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Advertising & Public Affairs
Phone: 502-626-1030 or 502-626-1743

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Field Marketing 
Phone: 502-626-1269