Category: 1st Recruiting Brigade

May 19, 2020

Recruiter by day, a battle buddy for life

During the day Sgt. Jamye Mort works hard to find candidates to join the U.S. Army, but in her off time, she volunteers to help her fellow Soldiers. Mort, a recruiter with the Frederick Company, Baltimore Recruiting Battalion, spends her off-duty hours volunteering with a local non-profit organization that helps veterans and their families cope with mental health and physical issues.

May 8, 2020

Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion soldier takes new career step as a warrant officer

Before her assignment with the Harrisburg Recruiting Battalion in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Staff Sgt. Shanee Bowman never gave much consideration to becoming a warrant officer.

May 4, 2020

Recruiters in New York City area answer a different call to service

In the face of sudden instability and great uncertainty, the New York City Recruiting Battalion has risen above unprecedented challenges.

April 29, 2020

Barre, Vermont recruiter connects with online gamers

Famed novelist Jack London once said: “You can’t wait for inspiration; you have to go after it with a club,” and that’s exactly what one Soldier in the Burlington Recruiting Company is doing to recruit youth into the Army during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 29, 2020

New York recruiter recovers from COVID-19

It started with a fever March 25th.

April 21, 2020

Army recruiter fights battles and blazes

There’s an Army recruiter in Middletown, New York, who’s not just putting people in the Army, he’s also putting out fires.

April 21, 2020

Army recruiter serves Maryland community as volunteer firefighter

Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mitchell wears more than one uniform to support and protect his community and his nation.

April 14, 2020

Recruiting couple defines teamwork

She’s known for being sweet and soft spoken. He speaks his mind and isn’t afraid to put himself out there. So what connects these two?

April 9, 2020

Central Jersey recruiters make masks with 3D Printers for essential personnel

While social distancing is the new norm for much of America, U.S. Army recruiters in New Jersey have found a way to continue supporting their community from afar, using personal 3D printers to make surgical masks for local first responders.

April 8, 2020

Recruiters shift to virtual in face of pandemic

Leading Soldiers to victory over adversaries is something commanders have done since the inception of the Army. Coronavirus is one enemy, however, that Lt. Col. Martin DeBock, leader of the Albany Army Recruiting Battalion, acknowledges is formidable in a new way.



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