Category: 4P Phoenix

May 8, 2020

Casa Grande recruiter chosen to represent Army esports team

For Staff Sgt. Nicholas Mackay, gaming isn’t just a hobby – it’s a way of life. Since he developed an intense passion for gaming at the age of 14, Mackay has taken it to levels he never thought possible, culminating in his selection for the new U.S. Army Esports team in 2019.

April 30, 2020

Tucson station commander looks back on decade of service

Since she enlisted in the U.S. Army a decade ago, Staff Sgt. Krystal Wright has traveled extensively, with Hawaii, Alaska and Australia being a few of the locations she has under her belt.

April 20, 2020

Phoenix recruiting medic spearheads battalion COVID-19 efforts

As the fight to contain the new coronavirus continues, one medic in the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion is doing his part to ensure Soldiers and families in the battalion remain safe from the disease. Sgt. 1st Class Jared Siple, recruiter, Buckeye Recruiting Station, Phoenix West Recruiting Company, is currently serving as the lead medic for the battalion COVID-19 Medical Tracker Team, which oversees both the states of Arizona and New Mexico.

April 3, 2020

Phoenix recruiting duo assist with Prescott crash rescue

Sgt. 1st Class Matt Vinson doesn't consider himself a hero. He did what he said was the right thing to do. When Vinson and 1st Lt. Lewis Jackson, both of Phoenix North Recruiting Company, saw an overturned SUV on March 20, they both immediately leapt into action, realizing the imminent danger.

Jan. 21, 2020

IES Communications becomes latest Army PaYS partner

The Partnership for Youth Success program held a partnership signing agreement between the U.S. Army and Integrated Electrical Services Communications Jan. 21 at IES headquarters in Tempe, Arizona. The agreement between IES and PaYS is part of a program designed to prepare, train and connect Soldiers to future employers.

Oct. 10, 2019

Phoenix mother and son answer Army call together

The harsh realities of urban life were always on display for Marva Burns and her son Marquis Butts during their time living in Chicago.

Aug. 29, 2019

Native American Soldier returns home to help recruiting mission

As a youngster Sgt. Ignacio Alvarez dreamed of leaving his hometown of Gallup, tied down by the lack of opportunity and action. Joining the Army was his way out, something he did at the age of 17, never looking back. Eight years later he finds himself back in Gallup, recruiting for the Albuquerque Recruiting Company and making a difference in people’s lives.

April 17, 2019

Oro Valley police officers awarded for saving life of Tucson recruiter

It was a routine day for Sgt. 1st Class Todd Miller, as he drove to the Foothills Recruiting Station, on the morning of July 18, 2018.

March 15, 2019

USAREC personnel win 7 TRADOC-level communications awards

Four U.S. Army Recruiting Command civilians claimed first-place in seven different categories in the Training and Doctrine Command-level 2018 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Communications Awards competition.

Feb. 1, 2019

Newly married Arizona couple enlist for OCS together

Critical decision making skills are essential for any prospective Army officer, a trait they will take with them through their military entire career and beyond.



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