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April 16, 2020

Hooked: How one Army recruiter inspires others through fishing

In 2018, while serving as an Army recruiter in Tampa, Florida, Davis was encouraged to apply for the Army Bass Anglers team. Accompanied by his trusted Pomeranian, Fox, Davis cruises up and down Virginia and North Carolina in pursuit of calm waters and the perfect catch.

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.

Sept. 19, 2019

Future Soldiers start Army career with a hole-in-one

For young men and woman who choose to join the U.S. Army, their first steps as Soldiers usually take place at a Military Entrance Processing Station with only a few family members there to congratulate them on their decision to serve. A simple ceremony that only lasts about a minute, resulting in the lifetime title of Army Soldier.

Sept. 18, 2019

Winter soldiers, united by family and service

Meet Michael Winter, a future Army Soldier “I’m here to join the Army Reserve,” Michael Winter said proudly. “It aligns with what I want to do, where, in the near future, I can be successful and provide for my family.” While some future Soldiers travel to MEPS with only their recruiter to guide them, Michael Winter arrived to Beckley with his biggest fan, Army recruiter and father, Master Sgt. Timothy Winter.

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.