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The Rockstar Battalion conducts targeted recruiting operations as engaged leaders in northern Ohio and western Pennsylvania, to recruit and retain the best volunteers to be Soldiers in order to maintain the world's best Active and Reserve Army forces capable of supporting and defending the Nation. 


The Rockstar Battalion meets recruiting mission, increases unit morale and espirit d'corps, continually meets the neeeds of team members, and postures for continued recruiting success in the future. 


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

U. S. Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade Changes Responsibility
Change of Responsibility - Guidon Ceremony
Nov. 3, 2022 - The U.S. Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade welcomed a new senior enlisted leader during a change of responsibility ceremony at Waybur Theatre, Fort Knox on Thur., Nov. 3, 2022.

Ohio company commander responds to local house fire
The actions of the New Castle Army Recruiting Company commander may have saved the home of a New Springfield, Ohio, family Aug. 15.

Capt. Erin Funkhouser was driving the backroads to the Pittsburgh Airport early that morning when she saw fire coming from the side of a house. She immediately stopped, pounded on the door to make sure the occupants were not still sleeping, and called the fire department.
Aug. 23, 2021 - The actions of the New Castle Army Recruiting Company commander may have saved the home of a New Springfield, Ohio, family Aug. 15.

Toledo Company sets monthly mission record
Sept. 16, 2020 - On an ordinary day in Cleveland Battalion’s Toledo Company Recruiting Station, you’ll most likely find a group of Soldiers working diligently to fulfill their mission - just as they have month after month. But August was not an ordinary month for the Toledo rockstars. For a company that often feels like the underdog, August presented them with mission numbers they had never seen before.

US Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade Training Forum prepares Leadership Teams for FY20 Success
2 canoes sinking in pool and 1 man in red shirt standing in pool
Leadership teams racing to the finish line in the Boat Wars competition.
Sept. 24, 2019 - U.S. Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade hosted a three-day training forum for battalion and company leadership teams here Sept. 20-22.

New TRADOC Commanding General visits 3rd Recruiting Brigade (Marauders) at Fort Knox
Gen. Paul E. Funk II, TRADOC Commander, recognized 3rd Brigade staff members for their excellent job performance, by awarding them his coin before the start of the briefing with Brigade Commander, Col. Eric Lopez.  Staff members who received coins:  Maj. Melissa Miller, ORSA, Interim Brigade S-3; Capt. Tyler Fleck, Brigade JAG; Mr. Cliff Hedges, Chief, Logistics; Mr. Tom Bailey, Chief, Human Resources; and Ms. Elaine Monroe, Brigade RMS.
Aug. 1, 2019 - The 3rd Recruiting Brigade Commander Col. Eric Lopez briefed the new commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Gen. Paul E. Funk II, in the briefing room at USAREC HQ, Fort Knox on 31 July.





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Cleveland Recruiting Battalion

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