Category: USAREC

March 24, 2020

Ohio medical recruiters join community partner to provide free lunches for Akron students

Two Army recruiters assigned to the 3rd Medical Recruiting Battalion joined a local community partner and business owner to provide a supplemental lunch program to Akron, Ohio students between the ages of 1 and 18 recently.

March 23, 2020

Army Recruiting announces positive COVID-19 cases

Two recruiters assigned to U.S. Army Recruiting Command* tested positive for the COVID-19 virus over the weekend and are currently in isolation at their residences. The Army is working with local health officials to begin the process of tracing and contacting people with whom the recruiters might have had contact with over the past two weeks.

March 20, 2020

USAREC shifts to virtual recruiting to reduce COVID-19 risk

All recruiting stations within U.S. Army Recruiting Command are shifting to mobile and virtual operations to limit in-person contact.

March 19, 2020

Emergency medicine doctor shares Army story with premed students

“When I was at Baylor 9-11 happened,” said Army Capt. Vanessa Sieg, a former Baylor University graduate, now Army emergency medicine physician. “I don’t know if y’all remember that or not, but when 9-11 happened, I really felt that urge to join the military, that sense of duty to serve your country.”

March 14, 2020

RRC stops movement of students under DoD travel guidance

U.S. Army Recruiting Command is stopping movement of all new students to the Recruiting and Retention College effective immediately, based on guidance issued March 13 by the Department of Defense to restrict domestic travel in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

March 13, 2020

U.S. Army offering bonuses for new rocket artillery recruits

The U.S. Army is seeking qualified individuals looking to launch their careers. Signing bonuses up to $12,000 or student loan repayment up to $65,000 are available for multiple launch rocket system crewmembers, depending on the length of the term of service and the training ship date.

March 11, 2020

USAREC monitoring coronavirus impact

U.S. Army Recruiting Command's Command Surgeon Lt. Col. Katrina Walters discusses COVID-19, coronavirus disease, and measures that should be taken by personnel to mitigate the spread of the disease.

March 10, 2020

5th MRBn NCO named brigade best warrior

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class William Booth was named the U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Brigade’s best warrior of the year Feb. 28, all while breaking a finger during the competition.

March 6, 2020

San Antonio Community Action Committee reconvenes to support Army recruiting

The San Antonio Community Action Committee held the first quarterly meeting of the year to support the U.S. Army’s recruiting efforts in South-Central Texas at the University of the Incarnate Word Mar. 5.

March 5, 2020

Army recruiter is contestant on ‘The Voice’

For Sgt. 1st Class Samuel Woodberry, music has always been a part of his life. His talent was seen by the nation March 2 when he appeared as a contestant on NBC’s “The Voice” under his stage name, Sam Wilco, and was selected to move onto the next round as part of Nick Jonas’ team.



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