Dec. 6, 2021

Taking Aim: Former MLS player Justin Schmidt swaps soccer for U.S. Army

It was March 11, 2017, a cold Chicago afternoon beckoning for fans and players alike. The pressure was building for Justin Schmidt. He was just moments from taking the field against the Chicago Fire in his Major League Soccer debut for Real Salt Lake, the first rookie to start for the side in 11 years.

Dec. 6, 2021

Nine recruiting NCOs selected for induction into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

Nine recruiting noncommissioned officers from across U.S. Army Recruiting Command were selected for induction into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club after boards here Nov. 29-Dec. 3.

Nov. 16, 2021

Astronaut commissions into the U.S. Army Reserve

Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, delivered the oath of office to Dr. Kate Rubins, a NASA astronaut, during a ceremony Nov. 2, 2021, at Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Nov. 16, 2021

U.S. Army Soldier wins two Gold Medals, ‘Best Athlete of the Year’ at Rifle Competition in Poland

2021 Olympian and U.S. Army Spc. Sagen Maddalena, a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, claimed two Gold Medals and the ‘Best Athlete of the Year’ title at the 2021 International Shooting Sports Federation’s President’s Cup in Wroclaw, Poland.

Nov. 15, 2021

USAREC hosts pilot wellness workshop

The U.S. Army recruiting command surgeon hosted the first iteration of a wellness workshop, which included events centered on mental health and resiliency.

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.

Nov. 1, 2021

Vice chief of staff of the Army: USAREC matters

The vice chief of staff of the Army visited U.S. Army Recruiting Command headquarters Oct. 22 to discuss the critical role recruiting plays in the Army’s overall mission and talent management goals.

Oct. 29, 2021

USAREC recognizes individual, unit winners for 2021

U.S. Army Recruiting Command leaders recognized the top units, civilian employees and recruiting NCOs for fiscal 2021 during the Annual Leaders Training Conference here last week.

Oct. 25, 2021

USAREC command team develops partnership with Chicago area sheriff’s office

The leaders of U.S. Army Recruiting Command and the Cook County Sheriff’s Office met Oct. 21 to discuss partnership opportunities that can help both organizations attract talent in the future.

Oct. 25, 2021

2nd Brigade chaplain receives top honors

The 2nd Recruiting Brigade is now home to the U.S. Army’s top active-duty chaplain. The Military Chaplains Association along with the Chief of Chaplains Office named Chaplain Maj. Bill Kim the 2021 Active Duty Chaplain of the Year during a ceremony at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Oct. 5.



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