Category: 5th Recruiting Brigade

June 24, 2024

Meet Your Top 13 Recruiter - Sgt. 1st Class Richard Mendez

Sgt. 1st Class Richard Mendez, a native of Stockdale, Texas, serves as a Department of the Army Select Recruiter at the San Antonio Battalion in Mission, Texas.

June 20, 2024

U.S. Army Introduces "The Impossible Kick" to Boost Recruitment

The U.S. Army Recruiting Command recently launched "The Impossible Kick," an innovative initiative aimed at engaging potential recruits and influencers. This dynamic approach integrates an exciting and interactive element into major events like the United Football League Championship, targeting the Gen Z audience to raise awareness and interest.

May 17, 2024

Kansas City Recruiting Battalion participates in St. Louis Marathon Relay

Led by Lt. Col. Crystal Jones, Commander of the Kansas City Recruiting Battalion, a group comprising battalion Soldiers, Future Soldiers, and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps members joined the Greater St. Louis Marathon Relay on April 27.

March 20, 2024

77th Army Band performs for Enid High School

Cheers filled the auditorium with joy and amazement as students and faculty at Enid High School were able to enjoy the radiant music from the 77th Army Band, "The Pride of Fort Sill!", on February 28, 2024. This assembly gave the students the opportunity to enjoy live music and take a break from their studies. The band performed popular hits and shared their talents as they presented their “Why We Serve” concert.

Feb. 26, 2024

Meet Your Recruiter – Sgt. 1st Class David Staples

As we celebrate Black History Month, we proudly highlight the incredible stories of our African American Recruiters and their inspiring journeys that define the profound contributions of black men and women within the Army.

Nov. 20, 2023

Meet your recruiter – Staff Sgt. Ian McLean

Staff Sgt. Ian McLean, a native of Easton, Maine, serves as a recruiter at the Dublin Army Recruiting Station in Columbus, Ohio. McLean was recently recognized by USAREC leadership as a standout performer in the command.

Oct. 19, 2023

Meet your Recruiter - Staff Sgt. Nayeli Crosby

Staff Sgt. Nayeli Crosby, a native of Sun Valley, California, serves as a recruiter with the University Recruiting station in Austin, Texas. U.S. Army Recruiting Command leadership recognized Crosby as a standout performer, and 5th Brigade named her Army Reserve Noncommissioned Officer of FY23.  

Aug. 23, 2023

Meet your recruiter- Sgt. 1st Class James Acton

Sgt. 1st Class James Acton, a Texas native, serves as a recruiter with U.S. Army Recruiting Command in Laredo, Texas. The Sergeant Major of the Army recently recognized Acton as a top-performing station commander.

May 5, 2022

Educators Tour provides insight into Fort Carson operations

A group of 30 educators and community partners from Arizona and Oklahoma joined leadership from the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion for an Educators Tour here April 27-28.

April 19, 2022

12,000 U.S. Army stoles for graduating Future Soldiers delivered to recruiting brigades

U.S. Army Recruiting Command is gearing up for high school graduation season with stoles for Future Soldiers who will be shipping to training this summer.



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