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March 26, 2020

HRAP Soldier movement update

Soldiers currently serving in the Hometown Recruiter Assistance Program who have assignments for locations in the continental United States have been released to travel to their units of assignment. Soldiers will be screened for COVID-19 prior to travel to mitigate the spread. For Soldiers with assignments outside the continental United States, USAREC is working with Human Resources Command for exceptions to policy or diversions to CONUS locations

March 24, 2020

Digital Army Recruiting Remains Active

All Southern California U.S. Army recruiting stations are connecting with the public digitally to limit in-person contact.

March 24, 2020

Ohio medical recruiters join community partner to provide free lunches for Akron students

Two Army recruiters assigned to the 3rd Medical Recruiting Battalion joined a local community partner and business owner to provide a supplemental lunch program to Akron, Ohio students between the ages of 1 and 18 recently.

March 24, 2020

60-Day Exception to Policy (ETP) to Maintain Annual Language Proficiency and Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus (FLPB) for Soldiers and Civilians Affected by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

60-Day Exception to Policy (ETP) to Maintain Annual Language Proficiency and Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus (FLPB) for Soldiers and Civilians Affected by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 24, 2020

Future Soldier Update

Due to recent changes to our operating posture in regards to the COVID-19 threat, the following changes to the Future Soldier Training Program will be in effect until further notice:

March 23, 2020

Army Recruiting announces positive COVID-19 cases

Two recruiters assigned to U.S. Army Recruiting Command* tested positive for the COVID-19 virus over the weekend and are currently in isolation at their residences. The Army is working with local health officials to begin the process of tracing and contacting people with whom the recruiters might have had contact with over the past two weeks.

March 23, 2020

Online interactive COVID-19 symptom self-checker

On March 19, 2020, a new online interactive COVID-19 symptom self-checker was launched. The self-checker helps users make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care. This system is not intended for diagnosis or treatment of COVID-19 or other diseases. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/ and click on Coronavirus Self-Checker

March 20, 2020

***ATTENTION ALL SERVICE MEMBERS***

Warrant Officer Selection Boards are currently postponed until further notice. The Warrant Officer Recruiting Company will continue to process applications as received.

March 20, 2020

Important Tax Information

IMPORTANT TAX INFORMATION: The federal tax filing deadline has been moved to July 15th; however, some states are keeping the April 15 deadline. Check with your state to see if any changes have been made to ensure you don't miss the state tax filing deadline.

March 20, 2020

USAREC shifts to virtual recruiting to reduce COVID-19 risk

All recruiting stations within U.S. Army Recruiting Command are shifting to mobile and virtual operations to limit in-person contact.