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Feb. 12, 2019

How the 1st Medical Recruiting Battalion is Shaping the Future

The U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) recruiting battalions are struggling to recruit medical doctors for the Medical Corps (MC) (one of six branches in AMEDD), the most undermanned corps in AMEDD and most needed in times of war—directly affecting Army readiness. Conversely, within AMEDD recruiting, there is a ray of hope. The 1st Medical Recruiting Battalion (MRBn) is currently challenging the status quo and using modern technology to provide the command with a competitive edge. This article provides an understanding of the complex healthcare recruiting environment, the exciting solution, and a look into the future of AMEDD recruiting.

Feb. 11, 2019

New recruiting efforts include emphasis on 22 cities

The Army's new accession strategy includes expanding into major metropolitan areas and more into social media to reach a more diverse, qualified audience, leaders said in a Pentagon briefing Jan. 31.

Feb. 7, 2019

Army recruiter ARCHIEzzle tells Soldier's story on YouTube

For over a decade and long before joining the Army, Staff Sgt. Archie Masibay has gazed directly into his camera, welcoming his YouTube community with the same opening line: "What's going on everyone -- ARCHIEzzle here!"

Feb. 5, 2019

Army secretary honors top recruiters

Traveling about half the time of the year as a recruiter, Staff Sgt. Jon McCoy heavily relies on his wife to take care of their toddler and home.

Feb. 5, 2019

Army reaches milestones in modernizing recruiting efforts

The Army has reached several milestones to modernizing recruiting, since approving the Fiscal Year 2019 Army Accessions Campaign Plan in November.

Feb. 4, 2019

#MachineGunMinute:Top Recruiter Shout out Feb. 4, 2019

The MachineGunMinute is a new form of communication from the U.S. Army Recruiting Command Team, Maj. Gen Frank Muth and Command Sgt. Maj. Tabitha Gavia. These short blasts of information will be in video form and will be posted on all of the USAREC official, social media platforms and on iKrome.

Jan. 29, 2019

#MachineGunMinute: Holiday Exodus Jan. 29, 2019

The MachineGunMinute is a new form of communication from the U.S. Army Recruiting Command Team, Maj. Gen Frank Muth and Command Sgt. Maj. Tabitha Gavia. These short blasts of information will be in video form and will be posted on all of the USAREC official, social media platforms and on iKrome.

Jan. 28, 2019

USAREC to host tryouts for new fitness team

The U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s search for the Army’s fittest Soldiers is underway and tryouts for the U.S. Army Warrior Fitness team will be held on Feb 8-10 here.

Jan. 25, 2019

Thousands apply to join new Army esports team

Over 6,500 Soldiers are already hoping to be part of a new Army esports team that will compete in video game tournaments nationwide in an effort to attract potential recruits.

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.