Category: 1A Albany

Aug. 29, 2023

Meet your recruiter- Sgt. 1st Class Mayra Rolon Rivera

Sgt. 1st Class Mayra Rolon Rivera, a native of Puerto Rico, serves as a recruiter with the U.S. Army Recruiting Command in Albany, New York.  USAREC leadership recently recognized her as one of the standout performers in the command. 

March 12, 2021

Active Army and Reserve Soldiers pave the way for success

The Albany Army Recruiting Battalion hosted a Recruiting and Reserve Partnership Council March 6, to assist recruiters in boosting Army Reserve enlistments and provide visibility to Reserve units around the east coast.

March 4, 2021

Father administers oath to son in Weisbaden

Retired Army Reserve Col. John Diaz administered the oath of enlistment to his son, Cameron Diaz, Feb. 22 at the Wiesbaden Recruiting Station on Hainerberg Kaserne.

June 8, 2020

Vermont recruiter reflects on Army career and 245 years of history

When the first Continental Congress founded the Army in 1775, it was done to protect the original 13 colonies against invasion by the British. The U.S. Army continues to fight to protect Americans from aggressors 245 years later. It does so successfully because of Soldiers who are dedicated and determined to maintain the traditions and roles established all those years ago.

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 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?

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.

April 24, 2019

STEM event showcases brilliant young minds, robotics, and potential of our future Army

Some of the brightest high school minds in the New England area came together April 10-13, at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Ma, for the 2019 New England Robotics Championships. The event, which challenges students in a myriad of ways to include working together to accomplish something important, is why the organization, For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology or FIRST, was created. It’s also why the Army was a proud sponsor of the event.

Jan. 4, 2019

On Making the Next generation a More Informed Workforce

Education and career decisions are not one-size-fits-all, yet many students emerge from their secondary schooling without a big picture view of their options.



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