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Nov. 3, 2017

Gold Recruiter Badge returns to USAREC

Six recruiters from the 2nd Recruiting Brigade are the first to receive the Gold Recruiter Badge since its reinstatement. Congratulations to the six recruiters from the Miami and Raleigh Recruiting Battalions who earned the Gold Recruiter Badge.Sgt. 1st Class Rony TheodoreStaff Sgt. Peter Miller Staff Sgt. Paul Erandes Staff Sgt. Andrew Bennett

Nov. 2, 2017

USMEPCOM Releases New Tool for Military

The United States Military Entrance Processing Command released a new "A Day at the MEPS" video this week.The six-minute production is a tool USMEPCOM and recruiters use to prepare military applicants for what to expect from the enlistment process before they visit a MEPS, or Military Entrance Processing Station. It takes viewers from arrival at

Sept. 20, 2017

20 SEP 17 *****Attention all 140A, 140K, 140L, 150A, 150U, 350F, 350G, 351L, 353T, 913A, and 915A Applicants*****

The "New Packet" deadline for applicants interested in applying for these specialties on the NOV 2017 Selection Board has been EXTENDED to 20 OCT 2017.

April 6, 2017

6 APR 17 *****Attention all Prior Service and Sister Service (Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard) applicants*****

Effective immediately, the Army is instituting a 6-week Prior Service Basic Combat Training Course (PSBCT) in lieu of the standard 12-week Basic Training Course (BCT) for prior service applicants with more than a 3-year break-in-service OR sister service applicants having completed Navy, Air Force or Coast Guard Basic Training (regardless of the length in break-in-service).

Feb. 22, 2017


Effective immediately, Army (RA/AR) personnel applying for a WO MOS that is grouped in a higher Physical Demand Category (PDC) compared to their current MOS/AOC must take an OPAT prior to WO application submission.

Jan. 1, 2017

1 JAN 17 ****Attention all Ordnance branch 890A, 913A, 914A, 915A, 919A, 948B, and 948D applicants*****

Effective 1 Jan 17, there are changes and updates to the Ordnance branch prerequisites. See specific MOSs for more details.

Dec. 7, 2016

7 DEC 16 ****Attention all 150A and 151A Applicants*****

Effective immediately, all applicants applying for the 151A or 150A are required to obtain a letter of recommendation (LoR) from a Senior Warrant Officer (CW3-CW5) who holds the desired MOS.

Dec. 7, 2016

7 DEC 16 ****Attention all (Non-Aviator) Commissioned ARMY Officer Applicants for 153A (Rotorwing Aviator)*****

Effective immediately, the board procedures for (non-aviation branch) Army commission officers applying for 153A (Rotorwing Aviator) have changed.

Oct. 19, 2016

19 OCT 16 ****Attention all 140E (Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Tactician/Technician (Patriot Systems Technician) Applicants*****

Effective immediately the ADA Branch is suspending all applications for the 140E WOMOS and implementing the 140K (Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Systems Tactician) and 140L (Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Systems Technician) WO MOS's.