Soldier in front of United States and Army Recruiting flags
3rd Recruiting Brigade Commander
Col. Scott Allen
Female Soldier in uniform in front of U.S. and Army Recruiting flags
3rd Recruiting Brigade Command Sergeant Major
Command Sgt. Maj. Hilda Garcia


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

Holiday Cards for Heroes!
Soldiers of Minneapolis Army Recruiting Battalion and the American Red Cross delivered holiday cards and fleece blankets to Veterans, Dec. 15. 2023, in the Minneapolis Veteran’s Home at Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo Credit: Tim Benson)
Jan. 13, 2024 - Soldiers of the Minneapolis Army Recruiting Battalion and volunteers from the American Red Cross - Twin Cities area, gathered with residents and families of the Minneapolis Veterans' Home on December 15, 2023.

Indiana High School Salute to Veterans
First Lieutenant Justin Nebelkopf and Sergeant First Class Wiliam Haverkamp of the Louisville Recruiting Company watch the activities held during a Veteran's Day Recognition event held at Corydon Middle and High School in Corydon, Indiana.
Nov. 23, 2023 - 3rd Recruiting Brigade personnel support a Community Veteran's Day recognition event at Corydon High School in Indiana.

Meet Your Recruiter - Master Sgt. Nelson H. Arroyo
Master Sgt. Nelson Arroyo, a recruiter with U.S. Army Recruiting Command in Brandon, Florida, enjoys being able to help people start their Army careers.
Oct. 30, 2023 - Master Sgt. Nelson H. Arroyo, a native of Orlando, Florida serves as a recruiter with the U.S. Army Recruiting Command in Brandon, Florida. He was recently recognized by the leadership of USAREC as one of the standout performers in the command.

Meet your recruiter- Sgt. 1st Class Keira Lowe
Sgt. 1st Class Kiera Lowe, a Louisville East Recruiting Station recruiter, demonstrates pull ups in the station. Lowe was recently recognized as a top 13 station commander for the second year in a row.
Aug. 23, 2023 - Sgt. 1st Class Kiera Lowe, a native of Kissimmee, Florida, was recently selected as a top 13 station commander for Louisville East Recruiting station for the second year in a row.

Future Soldier Takes Lambeau Leap
Soldiers pose in Wisconsin
May 9, 2023 - Jaylin Knox, of Ames, Iowa took a Lambeau Leap into the United States Army after witnessing Maj. Gen. Johnny K. Davis, Commanding General, United States Recruiting Command and Fort Knox administer a swearing-in and reenlistment for future Soldiers, and Army Reserve Soldiers during halftime of a Green Bay Packers and Los Angeles Rams game in December 2022.



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