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Sept. 17, 2019

U.S. Army will achieve recruiting mission, improve quality in FY19

The Department of the Army announced at the Pentagon today that it will achieve its regular Army recruiting goal of 68,000 new Soldiers this year. The recruiting goal was met in large part because of an overhauled recruiting approach and an increase in recruiters. “We are extremely proud of the Army’s recruiting efforts,” said acting secretary of the Army, Ryan D. McCarthy. “We changed the way we do business and got results. We are ensuring the Army is ready now and investing in the future."

Sept. 9, 2019

Houston Medical Recruiting Company host biennial ceremony “The Avenger Way!”

Soldiers assigned to the Houston Medical Recruiting Company carry out the U.S. Army’s medical recruiting mission across four states (southeast Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and part of west Mississippi). But they were able to rally together in Houston for their company’s biennial change of command ceremony at Hermann Park Conservancy, Sept. 5.

Sept. 4, 2019

Machine Gun Minute: 2 Minute Drill

Maj. Gen. Frank Muth, commanding general, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Tabitha Gavia introduce the 2-Minute Drill. Find out about a new incentive.

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.

Aug. 26, 2019

Recruiting Command’s senior enlisted leader inspires women’s equality observers

U.S. Army Recruiting Command hosted the Fort Knox Women’s Equality Observance at Sadowski Center here Aug. 23. The observance opened like many others, the difference being the majority of presenters were women.

Aug. 5, 2019

August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month

August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month in the Army. This is the Army's tenth annual observance of this call to action for Soldiers, Army Civilians, Family members and retirees to be aware of the dangers posed by terrorism and to be prepared to help combat terrorism. Terrorist attacks have continued at an alarming pace this year. Vigilance and awareness remain critical to countering threats as the online radicalization and mobilization to violence continues to rise.

Aug. 1, 2019

Recruiting Command headquarters hosts inaugural ASBP blood drive

The U.S. Army Recruiting Command headquarters team officially joined the Armed Services Blood Program family July 19, donating 44 units of blood in their inaugural drive.

July 29, 2019

Recruiter of recent MOH recipient: Recruiters are the Army’s ambassadors to the nation

When he was selected for recruiting duty in 1997, he never imagined the impact it would have on the Army or himself.

July 8, 2019

Top company command teams to be recognized at the Pentagon

The director of the Army staff will recognize U.S. Army Recruiting Command’s top companies at the Pentagon July 11.

April 12, 2019

CASA and local general synergized in Cincinnati

The goal of every recruiting leader is to get in front of the American public to tell their Army story, build trust, develop lasting relationships, and find tomorrow’s leaders to win in future complex and uncertain environments.