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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


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.

Marquis Butts (left) and his mother, Marva Burns (right), take the oath of enlistment, Oct. 8, Phoenix Military Entrance Processing Station. Both mother and son enlisted simultaneously in the U.S. Army. (U.S. Army Photo by Alun Thomas, Phoenix Recruiting Battalion Public Affairs)
Phoenix mother and son answer Army call together
By Alun Thomas | Oct. 10, 2019
The harsh realities of urban life were always on display for Marva Burns and her son Marquis Butts during their time living in Chicago.

Defender of Liberty Award
CG Defender of Liberty award 4th quarter announcement
By USAREC PAO | Oct. 3, 2019
Congratulations to the following 138 stations and 11 companies for achieving the USAREC 4th quarter of fiscal year 2019 Defender of Liberty award. The criteria to receive this award is earned through hard work, perseverance, and sheer dedication as a team to every facet of the Recruiting mission.

Civilian Employees of the year announced
2019 USAREC Civilian Employees of the Year announced
By | Sept. 10, 2019
U.S. Army Recruiting Command congratulates its 2019 Civilian Employees of the Year, who were selected from the headquarters and brigade-level winners.

Sgt. 1st Class Brian Stoa, USAR Operations NCOIC for the Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion and a champion shotgun shooter, poses with three of the trophies he’s already won in past three months.
Army Reserve Shotgun Champ Continues Win Streak
By Sgt. 1st Class John Buol | July 12, 2019
Sgt. 1st Class Brian Stoa serves as an Operations NCOIC for a Recruiting Battalion while also building a championship shooting record.

USAREC 3rd Quarter Top Companies
Top company command teams to be recognized at the Pentagon
By By USAREC Public Affairs | July 8, 2019
The director of the Army staff will recognize U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s top companies at the Pentagon July 11.



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

Brigade Headquarters

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

Brigade Legal

Brigade Chaplain



Soldier &  Family Assistance

Budget & Accounting


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