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May 29, 2020

From Mexico to the U.S. Army: Tempe recruiter excels serving adopted country

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.

May 28, 2020

Language skills help soldiers serve

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.

May 26, 2020

Army surgeon general commissions 130 new healthcare professionals

One hundred and thirty of the Army’s newest healthcare professionals raised their right hands May 20, marking the first-ever, nationwide virtual commissioning hosted by the U.S. Army’s 45th Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Scott R. Dingle.

May 19, 2020

Recruiting and Retention College instructor named TRADOC NCO Instructor of the Year

For the second year in a row, an instructor from the U.S. Army Recruiting and Retention College has been named the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Noncommissioned Officer Instructor of the Year. Sgt. 1st Class Heather Rankin was announced among the 2020 winners in a TRADOC memorandum May 8.

May 19, 2020

Recruiter by day, a battle buddy for life

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.

May 18, 2020

Kansas City Army Recruiting Battalion hosted virtual 10k

There were no aid stations and no trophies were presented; however, the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Kansas City found a way to capture road racing’s “community essence” by hosting a virtual 10K April 17.

May 11, 2020

Army Reserve dentist answered call to service

What do you do if you have already graduated dental school, have your own practice and a family, but still feel a call to service? You join the U.S. Army Reserve. That is what Army Dentist Capt. Dominic Hohman did a little over a year ago, and he says he wishes he had done it sooner.

May 11, 2020

USAREC resumes in-person processing requirements in some locations

U.S. Army Recruiting Command is gradually increasing the use of its recruiting stations on a case-by-case basis using a science-based approach to assess risk and evaluate local conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 8, 2020

Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion soldier takes new career step as a warrant officer

Before her assignment with the Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Staff Sgt. Shanee Bowman never gave much consideration to becoming a warrant officer.

May 8, 2020

Casa Grande recruiter chosen to represent Army esports team

For Staff Sgt. Nicholas Mackay, gaming isn’t just a hobby – it’s a way of life. Since he developed an intense passion for gaming at the age of 14, Mackay has taken it to levels he never thought possible, culminating in his selection for the new U.S. Army Esports team in 2019.