Dec. 19, 2023

USAREC celebrates promotions at RRC graduation

The U.S. Army Recruiting and Retention College has been training and educating Army recruiters since 1983. While the curriculum has evolved, its purpose to turn Army Soldiers into Army recruiters has not. During a Dec. 14 ceremony at Olive Theater, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 151 men and women graduated from the RRC. Of those, 60 graduates earned a meritorious promotion.

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.  

Dec. 11, 2023

Army develops new solution for recruiting on the go

Last week, Sgt. 1st Class Tatiana Johnson, an Army recruiter at the Waldorf Recruiting Center in Maryland, decided to try the new Go Recruit mobile application, specifically made for Army recruiters.

Dec. 8, 2023

20 Soldiers Master their Craft

This week 32 Soldiers from across the country traveled to Fort Knox, Kentucky, to participate in the Master Recruiter Badge competition. After a week of intense testing and preparation, 20 Soldiers emerged as experts in the recruiting field and earned the Master Recruiter Badge in a ceremony at U.S. Army Recruiting Command headquarters, Dec. 8.

Dec. 7, 2023

U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Clean Sweeps the Interservice Pistol Championships for the 22nd Consecutive Time

The Interservice Pistol Championships was hosted on Nov. 13-17, 2023, by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU). The championships consisted of 9 shooting competitions- .22 Cal individual and team matches, Centerfire individual and team, .45 Cal individual and team, Service Pistol individual and team, and the Excellence In Competition and Directors match.

Nov. 30, 2023

Meet Your Recruiter - Sgt. 1st Class Eddie Quimby

Sgt. 1st Class Eddie Quimby, a native of Clinton, Utah, serves as an instructor at the U.S. Army Recruiting and Retention College at Fort Knox, Kentucky. U.S. Army Recruiting Command leadership recently recognized Quimby for his contributions to the mission.

Nov. 27, 2023

Meet Your Recruiter - Staff Sgt. Nathan Staskiewicz

Staff Sgt. Nathan Staskiewicz, a native of Omaha, Nebraska, began his career or love of sports shooting on a 20-degree Nebraska winter morning after his parents took him to the shooting range at 6 a.m.

Nov. 15, 2023

U.S. Army ‘Super Recruiter’ Enlist 70 Americans in Only 18 Months, Pentagon Recognizes

Answering that call in fervent fashion is U.S. Army Recruiter, Staff Sgt. Joseph Smith, currently achieving historic feats of high order, that seem to address serious concerns of senior Pentagon Officials today.

Nov. 9, 2023

Maddalena shoots for gold

Team USA’s Sgt. Sagen Maddalena not only won the gold medal and 2023 Pan American Games Champion title in the 10m Air Rifle, but she also set the new Pan American Games finals record with a score of 249.5, Oct. 22.

Oct. 23, 2023

Educator Forum Highlights Army Opportunities and Helps to Dispel Myths of Army Service

At the New England Educator Forum, held at Gillette Stadium on October 3rd, educators from high schools across Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and southern New Hampshire gathered to learn more about what the U.S. Army has to offer their students.



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