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Nov. 15, 2018

USAREC providing assistance for Soldiers with deferred orders

U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s personnel office is actively working to assist recruiters adversely impacted by a recent temporary deferment of orders.

Nov. 2, 2018

Two major commands sign memorandum of understanding

The U.S. Army Recruiting Command and U.S. Army Cadet Command signed a memorandum of understanding here Friday.

Oct. 26, 2018

U.S. Army Recruiting Command recognizes top performers

U.S. Army Recruiting Command recognized its top units and individuals during this week’s Annual Leaders Training Conference here.

Aug. 7, 2018

Accident drives Army recruiter to become world-class athlete

When Sgt. 1st Class Michael Smith was hit by distracted driver seven years ago, he lost his arm and almost his life, but that didn't stop him. In fact, it motivated him even more.

April 25, 2018

FY 18 USAREC SAMC Inductees and Best Warrior

By Capt. Jessica RoveroUSAREC Public AffairsApril 25, 2018LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Army Recruiting Command announced its newest Sgt. Audie Murphy Club inductees and the winners of the Best Warrior Competition at the conclusion of a weeklong event here, April 18.Thirty-two SAMC hopefuls and six Best Warrior competitors spent the week in the 6th

March 23, 2018

USAREC deputy commanding general visits

U.S. Army Recruiting Command's deputy commanding general of operations visited the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion area March 20. Brig. Gen. Kevin Vereen toured the East Valley Institute of Technology in Mesa, followed by a visit to the Tempe Recruiting Station.During his visit to EVIT, Vereen observed high school students and adults training on

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,