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March 19, 2020

Emergency medicine doctor shares Army story with premed students

“When I was at Baylor 9-11 happened,” said Army Capt. Vanessa Sieg, a former Baylor University graduate, now Army emergency medicine physician. “I don’t know if y’all remember that or not, but when 9-11 happened, I really felt that urge to join the military, that sense of duty to serve your country.”

March 17, 2020

Nurse Advice Line for Assessment - Personnel

Concerned with symptoms related to coronavirus? Call the Nurse Advice Line for Assessment - Personnel who are TRICARE beneficiaries can access the Military Health System (MHS) Nurse Advice Line (NAL) for symptom assessment related to COVID-19; the NAL team has access to current information regarding the disease, to include triage guidelines for possible infection. For more information: https://mhsnurseadviceline.com or call 1-800-874-2273, option 1.

March 17, 2020

HRAP Soldiers delaying movement

USAREC is delaying movement of Soldiers currently serving in the Hometown Recruiter Assistance Program, as part of the Department of Defense-wide stop movement to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The HRAP allows Soldiers who recently graduated from Advanced Individual Training the opportunity to spend 14 days supporting local recruiting efforts in their hometown prior to moving to their first duty station. Soldiers currently part of the program will remained attached to their current recruiting stations until further notice.

March 14, 2020

RRC stops movement of students under DoD travel guidance

U.S. Army Recruiting Command is stopping movement of all new students to the Recruiting and Retention College effective immediately, based on guidance issued March 13 by the Department of Defense to restrict domestic travel in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

March 13, 2020

U.S. Army offering bonuses for new rocket artillery recruits

The U.S. Army is seeking qualified individuals looking to launch their careers. Signing bonuses up to $12,000 or student loan repayment up to $65,000 are available for multiple launch rocket system crewmembers, depending on the length of the term of service and the training ship date.

March 12, 2020

Army neuroscientist unravels connection between the brain and physical performance

For Capt. Allison Brager, working as an Army astronaut on the International Space Station could be the next step in a series of personal and professional accomplishments, including Army neuroscientist, masters level cross-fit competitor, champion pole vaulter and author.

March 11, 2020

USAREC monitoring coronavirus impact

U.S. Army Recruiting Command's Command Surgeon Lt. Col. Katrina Walters discusses COVID-19, coronavirus disease, and measures that should be taken by personnel to mitigate the spread of the disease.

March 10, 2020

5th MRBn NCO named brigade best warrior

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class William Booth was named the U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade’s best warrior of the year Feb. 28, all while breaking a finger during the competition.

March 6, 2020

San Antonio Community Action Committee reconvenes to support Army recruiting

The San Antonio Community Action Committee held the first quarterly meeting of the year to support the U.S. Army’s recruiting efforts in South-Central Texas at the University of the Incarnate Word Mar. 5.

March 5, 2020

Army recruiter is contestant on ‘The Voice’

For Sgt. 1st Class Samuel Woodberry, music has always been a part of his life. His talent was seen by the nation March 2 when he appeared as a contestant on NBC’s “The Voice” under his stage name, Sam Wilco, and was selected to move onto the next round as part of Nick Jonas’ team.