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WELCOME TO THE UNITED STATES ARMY 5TH RECRUITING BRIGADE

Mission Statement

To recruit highly motivated, high-quality men and women to serve in an Army and Army Reserve that stands ready to preserve peace

Vision Statement

Help the Army maintain its superb reputation with its American Citizens by recruiting volunteers inspired by a sense of duty to the Nation, Warrior Ethos, Army Values, and strong desire to become members of the Army Strong Team. Find this "Next Greatest Generation" with a highly trained-team of professionals that is properly resourced, understands how to leverage technology, respects our heritage, wants to achieve balance in their personal and professional lives, and realizes they are valued by this Brigade, the United States Army Recruiting Command, the Army, and the Nation!

Mailing Address:

ATTN: HQ Commandant
United States Army
HQ, 5th Recruiting Brigade
2503 Dunstan Road, Ste 61
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-5061

Please forward any questions or comments to
5th Recruiting Brigade Webmaster

 

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

Welcome to the 5th Recruiting Brigade

 

     Congratulations and welcome to your new assignment with 5th Recruiting Brigade!  You will find this assignment exciting, challenging, and rewarding.

     The 5th Recruiting Brigade, The Alamo Warriors, is one of six brigades under the United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC), and has seven battalions spread across a geographical area 14 states.  Our brigade’s area of operation ranges as far north as Wyoming to as far south as Rio Grande River in Texas and as far east as the Mississippi River to our western boarder of California.

     Your sponsor will be contacting you in the near future with detailed information on your assignment, the community area and suggestions on where to live.  If there is anything we can do to help you, please contact my HHC Commander and his staff. If you are having any difficulty with in-processing or need a computer/copy machine, please do not hesitate to swing by the HHC Building 2005, off Buck Rd.

     If there is anything we can do to help you, please contact your Sponsor, HHC Commander at (210) 221-1610 / (210) 376-7963, or Mrs. Cassandra Agueda (Human Resources Assistant) at 210- 221-0932.

Again, Welcome to the 5th Recruiting Brigade. Army Strong!
 

COL Roman J. Cantu -   CSM Owen J. Smith

 

Staff Sgt. Roberto Morales (left), recruiter, Superstition Recruiting Station, Tempe Recruiting Company, poses with his family, wife Heather (center), daughter Isabella (right) and son Bentley (bottom), in this photo from 2019. (Courtesy Photo)
From Mexico to the U.S. Army: Tempe recruiter excels serving adopted country
By Alun Thomas | May 29, 2020
For many immigrants, serving in the U.S. Army is a way of giving back to the nation which has given them a better life and helped make their dreams become reality. It’s a selfless service which makes the Army a unique melting pot of Soldiers from many diverse races and nations. Part of this group is Staff Sgt. Roberto Morales, a recruiter assigned to the Superstition Recruiting Station, Tempe Recruiting Company, who was born and raised in Mexico, until he left for the United States at the age of 9.

Staff Sgt. Krystal Wright (left), station commander, Foothills Recruiting Station, Tucson Recruiting Company, poses with Command Sgt. Maj. Tabitha Gavia (right) command sergeant major, United States Recruiting Command, Sept. 25, 2019, Foothill Recruiting Station Headquarters, Tucson, Ariz. (Courtesy Photo)
Tucson station commander looks back on decade of service
By Alun Thomas | April 30, 2020
Since she enlisted in the U.S. Army a decade ago, Staff Sgt. Krystal Wright has traveled extensively, with Hawaii, Alaska and Australia being a few of the locations she has under her belt.

Sgt. 1st Class Jared Siple (front row, center), poses with Afghan Soldiers, in this undated photo from Siple’s deployment to Afghanistan, where he served as a medic with the 2nd Infantry Division. Siple is currently serving as the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion’s lead medic for the battalion COVID-19 Medical Tracker Team, which oversees both the states of Arizona and New Mexico. (Courtesy Photo)
Phoenix recruiting medic spearheads battalion COVID-19 efforts
By Alun Thomas | April 20, 2020
As the fight to contain the new coronavirus continues, one medic in the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion is doing his part to ensure Soldiers and families in the battalion remain safe from the disease. Sgt. 1st Class Jared Siple, recruiter, Buckeye Recruiting Station, Phoenix West Recruiting Company, is currently serving as the lead medic for the battalion COVID-19 Medical Tracker Team, which oversees both the states of Arizona and New Mexico.

Staff Sgt. Christopher Friesen poses with fellow recruiters during Annual Training Conference 2019. (Courtesy photo from Staff Sgt. Christopher Friesen)

During COVID-19 pandemic most of the United States is teleworking and going virtual eight hours a day, the US Army is no different. Staff Sgt. Christopher Friesen, an Army recruiter with the Army Recruiting Station Wichita West, Kansas volunteered to screen his battalion for COVID-19 symptoms. Originally a combat medic specialist (68W), Friesen made phone calls to over 300 members of the US Army Recruiting Battalion – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, for screening and to give advice on daily awareness.
Combat medic covers down on medical advice for Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion
By Amber Osei | April 10, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic most of the United States is teleworking and going virtual eight hours a day, the US Army is no different. Staff Sgt. Christopher Friesen, an Army recruiter assigned to Army Recruiting Station Wichita West, Kansas, volunteered his services to virtually screen the members of his battalion for COVID-19 symptoms.

Sgt. 1st Class Matt Vinson (right), station commander, Prescott Recruiting Center, Phoenix North Recruiting Company, poses with 1st. Lt. Lewis Jackson (left), executive officer, Phoenix North Recruiting Company, Nov. 22, 2019. Both assisted with a rollover incident in Prescott, March 20, before emergency services arrived. (Courtesy Photo)
Phoenix recruiting duo assist with Prescott crash rescue
By Alun Thomas | April 3, 2020
Sgt. 1st Class Matt Vinson doesn't consider himself a hero. He did what he said was the right thing to do. When Vinson and 1st Lt. Lewis Jackson, both of Phoenix North Recruiting Company, saw an overturned SUV on March 20, they both immediately leapt into action, realizing the imminent danger.

Maj. Gen. Dennis P. LeMaster, Commander, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, administers the oath of enlistment to a total of 153 recruits joining the Army, Marines, Navy and Air Force.
Citizens join the military during the San Antonio Rodeo’s first ever joint enlistment ceremony
By U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Public Affairs | Feb. 25, 2020
Over 150 citizens from the San Antonio and surrounding areas took the oath of enlistment during the first ever Joint services ceremony hosted at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo on February 22, 2020.

Eleven Soldiers were awarded the Expert Soldiers Badge at the at the Eisenhower Luncheon during the Association of the United States Army annual meeting and exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Oct. 14. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army)
Fort Bliss Soldier first to receive Expert Soldier Badge
By Joe Barker | Oct. 21, 2019
A Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Soldier received the Expert Soldier Badge during the Association of the United States Army Eisenhower Awards Luncheon held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Oct. 14.

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Contact Us

Department of the Army
ATTN: HHC Company Commander

USA, 5th Recruiting Brigade
2503 Dunstan Road, Ste 61
JBSA, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-7532
OFFICIAL BUSINESS
 

Brigade Headquarters
210-221-2923

HHC Company Commander
210-221-1610 // 210-376-7963

Brigade Legal
210-221-2929

Brigade Chaplain
210-221-9688

APA
210-221-1900

RT
210-295-0492

Soldier &  Family Assistance
210-221-2956

Budget & Accounting
210-221-0572

IMO
210-221-0595

Ed Spec
210-221-9486

Facilities
210-221-1596

S-1
210-221-0812

S-3
210-221-1617

S-4
210-221-0513