FORT KNOX, Ky., Jan. 15, 2020 —
The Army’s top recruiters will be recognized by Army senior leaders at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon Jan. 22.
Sixteen recruiters from across U.S. Army Recruiting Command will be highlighted for their success in the first quarter of fiscal 2020.
Based on numbers from October through December, USAREC selected the top recruiters from each brigade and one from the Special Operations Recruiting Battalion to be recognized by Army leaders and spend some time in the nation’s capital.
The individuals from the recruiting brigades accessed a combined total of 208 new recruits; the two medical recruiters had 11 board selected officers; and the special operations recruiter accessed 34.
USAREC’s top recruiters of the first quarter are as follows:
1st Recruiting Brigade
Sgt. 1st Class Yendugnoan Bombome, Baltimore Battalion – Baltimore, Maryland
Staff Sgt. Harry Palomino, New York City Battalion – Bronx, New York
2nd Recruiting Brigade
Staff Sgt. Corey Tarr, Atlanta Battalion – Columbus, Georgia
Sgt. Carlos GarciaVelazquez, Miami Battalion – Caguas, Puerto Rico
3rd Recruiting Brigade
Staff Sgt. Leonard Markley, Cleveland Battalion – Toledo, Ohio
Staff Sgt. Tamara Robinson, Chicago Battalion – Chicago, Illinois
Staff Sgt. Louis Sanchez, Indianapolis Battalion – Avon, Indiana
Staff Sgt. Emmanuel Velez, Nashville Battalion – Oak Ridge Tennessee
5th Recruiting Brigade
Staff. Sgt. Michael Kerr, Dallas Battalion – Terrell, Texas
Staff Sgt. Shoshana Maya, Houston Battalion – Conroe, Texas
Sgt. Buaya Adhikari, San Antonio Battalion – Live Oak, Texas
6th Recruiting Brigade
Staff Sgt. Alejandro Maganalopez, Southern California Battalion – El Centro, California
Staff Sgt. Rawlings Nekpenekpen, Southern California Battalion – El Centro, California
Medical Recruiting Brigade
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Schlag, 2nd Medical Recruiting Battalion – Raleigh, North Carolina
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Thomas, 6th Medical Recruiting Battalion – San Diego, California
Special Operations Recruiting Battalion
Sgt. 1st Class Brian Baxer – Fort Campbell, Kentucky