Category: 6K Southern Cal

Nov. 2, 2023

Meet Your Recruiter - Staff Sgt. Mara Picazo

Staff Sgt. Mara Picazo, a recruiter with the El Cajon Recruiting Station, Southern California Recruiting Battalion, began her Army career as a human intelligence collector because being in law enforcement has always been her end goal. Recently she was recognized by U.S. Army Recruiting Command leadership as a top performing recruiter, and Picazo knew that to accomplish her dream, she needed help. 

Sept. 23, 2023

Army Showcases Pathways to California students

Kellie Fenison, 16, of Alpine California scored a 92 on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery but did not know the types of opportunities that would open up to her until she met with Recruiters at Granite Hills High School September 22, 2023, during the State-Declared “Army Recruiting Month” in Southern California.

Nov. 5, 2021

Recruiting NCO generates 38 contracts through partnership with ROTC program

When Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Rosado heard the Army’s two accessions commands were teaming up to make recruiting for both enlisted Soldiers and officers more effective, he immediately went to work.

March 24, 2021

Together apart, twins sign up for service

The opportunities provided to the twins Jayvin and Lilly McCormick by the U.S. Army accommodates their instincts to stick together by wearing the same uniform, while also enabling them to have new and separate experiences in different careers and parts of the world.

April 21, 2020

U.S. Army continues shipping from San Diego

U.S. Army recruiters in Southern California are using online applications and virtual interviews to help future Soldiers plot a career path, and implementing strict hygiene measures to ensure enlisted Soldiers ship safely to basic training.

March 24, 2020

Digital Army Recruiting Remains Active

All Southern California U.S. Army recruiting stations are connecting with the public digitally to limit in-person contact.

Feb. 27, 2020

Astronaut aboard ISS swears in 27 local future soldiers

Twenty-seven future Soldiers from Southern California ceremonially swore-in to the U.S. Army during a nationally televised ceremony led by a Soldier and astronaut aboard the International Space Station Feb. 26.

April 18, 2019

‘American Dream is alive’ and well through Army Recruiting

Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Sargent, commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, Health Readiness Center of Excellence, or AMEDDC&S HRCoE, hosted a welcome reception and meet and greet in support of a Los Angeles educator tour at Willis Hall at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 16.

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.



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