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Aug. 20, 2019

The U.S. Army Recruiting and Retention College pursuing accreditation

The Recruiting and Retention College is taking steps to receive accreditation by the Council on Occupational Education.

Aug. 16, 2019

Las Vegas teen loses over 100 pounds to join Army

Luis Enrique Pinto Jr. joined the Army so he could do something different. But first, he had to do something extraordinary. Just seven months ago, the 6-foot-1-inch teenager was overweight at 317 pounds and unable to pass the Army's weight requirements.

Aug. 13, 2019

Soldier recruits wife to join Army

Staff Sgt. Joshua Mitchell is used to talking with various people about military careers and the benefits that are offered to those who choose to wear the uniform and serve their country as a Soldier. As a recruiter in the Malden, Massachusetts area, he is constantly talking to strangers, even off-duty, according to his wife Eunjee.

Aug. 9, 2019

TRADOC recognizes Army's best instructors of 2019

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recognized the Army’s seven best instructors during the 2019 TRADOC Instructor of the Year Awards ceremony here, August 7. During the ceremony, Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general, TRADOC, praised the winners and emphasized the critical role Army instructors play in mission success.

Aug. 9, 2019

Putting in sweat: Soldier gives all to make fitness team

Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Zayas wiped the sweat off his brow as he glared at the box on the floor in front of him. Listening to the loud music that echoed throughout the gym, Zayas took a deep breath as he anticipated his next set of exercises.

Aug. 5, 2019

TRADOC CG and Medal of Honor Recipient Visit USAREC HQ

Photo story of visit from Gen. Paul Funk II, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sgt. David Bellavia to U.S. Army Recruiting Command.

Aug. 5, 2019

August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month

August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month in the Army. This is the Army's tenth annual observance of this call to action for Soldiers, Army Civilians, Family members and retirees to be aware of the dangers posed by terrorism and to be prepared to help combat terrorism. Terrorist attacks have continued at an alarming pace this year. Vigilance and awareness remain critical to countering threats as the online radicalization and mobilization to violence continues to rise.

Aug. 5, 2019

A calling for Army Chaplains

“It was 14 years of really dedicated work to prepare and so that’s why I’m really passionate about the chaplaincy,” stated Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Cloyd L. Colby, the chaplain for the 502nd Force Support Group and Fort Sam Houston Garrison.

Aug. 5, 2019

Machine Gun Minute: Tattoo Policy Update

Maj. Gen. Frank Muth, commanding general, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Tabitha Gavia have an update for you about tattoos.

Aug. 5, 2019

Soldiers vie in survival of the fittest at 2019 CrossFit Games

The sound of cheering carried across the Alliant Energy Center as the top athletes from over 100 countries took the field Thursday during the 2019 CrossFit Games opening ceremony.