Category: 6L Seattle

Dec. 15, 2023

From Enlistment to Promotion: A Story of Sustained Friendship and Army Success

When Karrie Marton learned she was being promoted to Colonel, she instantly knew who she wanted to pin her—her recruiter and now close friend, Kelly Parsons. Now working as the Soldier and Family Assistance Program Manager for the Seattle Army Recruiting Battalion, Parsons was Marton’s recruiter when she enlisted in the early 1990s.  

Sept. 7, 2023

Generations united: A father's 9/11 service influences son's commitment in today's Army

Sept. 11, 2001, began as a normal day of a PCS for Tracy Cutler. The moving company had arrived at his house early that morning to begin to pack his family’s belongings as they prepared to relocate from Southern California to the east coast.

Jan. 29, 2021

Fire, Snow, and a Call to Serve: Army past, public service important parts of Future Soldier

Foxholes, chocolate and cigarettes. That is what Tessa Morris remembers about her first Army conversation with her grandpa.

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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