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Jan. 24, 2019

Military Training Teams made their way to Cincinnati

The U.S. Army is changing the way Soldier’s physical fitness is measured since its mandatory Army-wide fitness testing that began in 1963.  Just short of five decades later, the current Army Physical Fitness Test which was developed and refined in 1982, is being overhauled.

Jan. 23, 2019

Operation Pacific: Bringing Military Entrance Processing to the Islands

Last year in Koror City, Palau, 25 Army applicants from Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia took their oath of enlistment. In attendance at the ceremony was the Palauan Vice President Raynold Oilouch, U.S. Ambassador Amy Hyatt, family and friends of the applicants and other community members.

Jan. 22, 2019

Meet a USMEPCOM Medical Transformation Manager

Suzanne Kirchhoff is the medical program business manager for the United States Military Entrance Processing Command’s Medical Plans and Policy Directorate. She’s currently managing the command’s medical transformation efforts to take full advantage of the Department of Defense’s new Military Health System GENESIS electronic health record and the Joint Legacy Viewer.

Jan. 18, 2019

Three dynamic companies join Army PaYs program

It was a brisk 30 degrees upon arrival to the large multi-partner campus that houses three dynamic companies; Honda Logistics North America, Midwest Express, and One World Logistics.

Jan. 15, 2019

Army recruiter applies lifesaver training after active shooter incident

Savannah VanHook celebrated her fourth birthday Jan. 13, by visiting Claire’s at the Fashion Place mall, Murray, Utah, with her parents to pierce her ears - something she’s been asking her mother and father for over five months. It stung, but she seemed proud of her freshly-pierced ears. The family headed to the food court when something entirely different pierced her ears: The sound of four gunshots ringing throughout the mall.

Jan. 11, 2019

Top recruiters to be recognized at the Hall of Heroes

The secretary and chief of staff of the Army will recognize the Army’s top recruiters at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon Feb. 4.

Jan. 10, 2019

Western Hills Recruiting Station makes Christmas extra special for family

Christmas is a time of giving and helping those in need. One local Army Recruiter took it upon himself to not only help those in need, but to go above and beyond the call of duty for one local family in remembrance of their recently lost loved one, a cherished Korean War Hero, Specialist Charles Tyler Ayers.

Jan. 9, 2019

FY 18 MAJ ACC USAREC Officer Promotion Selections

Congratulations to the U.S. Army Recruiting Command officers selected for promotion to major.

Jan. 8, 2019

Army offers flexible extensions, AIP for recruiters

The Army has opened extensions for Department of the Army selected recruiters who are currently scheduled to complete their tour of duty with U.S. Army Recruiting Command now through December 2019.

Jan. 4, 2019

On Making the Next generation a More Informed Workforce

Education and career decisions are not one-size-fits-all, yet many students emerge from their secondary schooling without a big picture view of their options.