Category: 5th Recruiting Brigade

Feb. 16, 2018

Anthem recruiter pays homage to beloved K-9

There isn't a day that goes by where Army recruiter Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Smeltz doesn't think of his late Army K-9 Aya. For five years Smeltz, who works at the Anthem Recruiting Station, had Aya, a German shepherd, as his faithful companion after she was retired from the Army as a military working dog. Sadly, she died Jul. 15 at the age of

Dec. 17, 2017

Former Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Commander shares words of wisdom with recruiters

A retired Army colonel and former battalion commander in U.S. Army Recruiting Command spoke at the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion Annual Training Conference banquet Dec. 9 at the Renaissance Hotel here. Col. (Ret.) Fred Dummar, senior vice president of Legacy Education Alliance and former Special Operations Recruiting Battalion commander, was invited

Dec. 7, 2017

Recruiting duty helps Soldier's dream become reality

When Staff Sgt. Albert Boston joined the Army as a human resources specialist six years ago, he knew he eventually wanted to become a recruiter, but he didn't know being a recruiter would bring him closer to his favorite sports team.Boston started his first recruiting assignment at the Show Low Recruiting Center, located in eastern Arizona, in

Dec. 4, 2017

North Texas Recruits Take Oath at Football Game

The U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion, Dallas swore in 64 new recruits during halftime at the University of North Texas versus the United States Military Academy football game Nov. 18. The halftime show started with the recruits from across North Texas, standing in formation at the 50-yard line. Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, superintendent of USMA,



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