Category: 1st Recruiting Brigade

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.

March 27, 2020

Recruiting mission continues despite little interruptions

Army recruiters are most successful when they strike a solid work/life balance. However, during this coronavirus crisis, that balance is even more essential and challenging when Daddy’s home and the kids want to play.

March 26, 2020

Future Soldier overcomes loss, completes 10-year enlistment journey

Joining the U.S. Army has always been Christopher Henley’s dream. Both his grandfathers and sister served, he was in shape and he had always wanted to be a part of something bigger than himself. In 2019, Henley returned to his local Army recruiting station to continue on his enlistment journey.

March 2, 2020

Students have out of this world Army Enlistment

Richmond Recruiting Battalion future Soldiers joined high school students from across the U.S. in the first nationwide oath of enlistment ceremony that was, quite literally, out of this world Feb. 26. The Richmond Recruiting Battalion alone welcomed nearly 30 future Soldiers, with virtual swear ins at Princeton Senior High School in Princeton, W.Va. and Prince George High School in Richmond, Va.

Oct. 10, 2019

North Shore recruiters respond to bus driver’s emergency

Capt. Carrie Haag and 1st Sgt. Charles Cotto were driving back to their company headquarters on the North Shore of Boston, Massachusetts, after a packed day of station visits, when a school transportation van suddenly pulled a hard left across the highway in front of their truck.



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