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Welcome to the Portland Recruiting Battalion

Mission Statement

Recruit the highly-qualified and motivated people from western Oregon, southern Washington, Hawaii, and the Pacific to provide the strength of the Army.

Battalion Focus

Make the Army Stronger by being professional, efficient, and effective.

Mailing Address:

ATTN: (Office & Name)
United States Army
Portland Recruiting Battalion
1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Ste. 560
Portland, OR 97204

Please forward any questions or comments to
Portland Recruiting Battalion 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 Portland Recruiting Battalion

Welcome to the United States Army Recruiting Battalion Portland. We are a proud organization; dedicated to supporting the Army. You will find your assignment a challenging and rewarding experience.

I want to ensure a smooth transition for you. If you have not heard from your sponsor within a reasonable amount of time please call (503) 256-1431. Also, feel free to contact me if I can provide any assistance to you.

Our mission is critical in maintaining a ready Army. I am looking forward to your arrival in the mighty Portland Recruiting Battalion, Pride of the Great Northwest.

Please take time to browse this site, and don't forget to visit the
Welcome Packet page.

Jimmy C. Salazar


USAREC 1st Quarter Top Recruiters
Top recruiters to be recognized at the Hall of Heroes
By | Jan. 11, 2019
The secretary and chief of staff of the Army will recognize the Army’s top recruiters at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon Feb. 4.

USAREC Recruiting Bell
USAREC providing assistance for Soldiers with deferred orders
By USAREC Public Affairs | Nov. 15, 2018
U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s personnel office is actively working to assist recruiters adversely impacted by a recent temporary deferment of orders.

Contact Us

U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion - Portland
1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Ste. 560
Portland, OR 97240

Command Staff
503-256-1431 / 1433



Soldier &  Family Assistance

Budget & Accounting


Ed Spec
503-256-3246 / 1436


Personnel Administration (S-1)

Operations (S-3)
503-256-1814 / 1921 / 1962

Supply (S-4)