From Mexico to the U.S. Army: Tempe recruiter excels serving adopted country
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.
Language skills help soldiers serve
May 28, 2020 - Multilingual Soldiers are finding themselves in high demand as volunteer workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eight Soldiers from the Southern California Recruiting Battalion volunteer at the Saddleback Church food pantry each Wednesday and Saturday. Their ability to translate information to Spanish is helping families navigate the current crisis.
Recruiter by day, a battle buddy for life
May 19, 2020 - During the day Sgt. Jamye Mort works hard to find candidates to join the U.S. Army, but in her off time, she volunteers to help her fellow Soldiers. Mort, a recruiter with the Frederick Company, Baltimore Recruiting Battalion, spends her off-duty hours volunteering with a local non-profit organization that helps veterans and their families cope with mental health and physical issues.