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RRC Announcements

TRADOC Instructor of the Year
SFC Joel Sanchez is assigned to the US Army Recruiting and Retention College as an Army Recruiting Course Instructor and won the TRADOC Instructor of the Year Competition (IOY) for the NCO category comprised of 28 competing instructor’s representing the Army’s top Centers of Excellence and schools. The annual IOY Competition recognizes the quality and skill of instructors as a critical enabler for TRADOC and the Army. The IOY Program concludes with formal recognition of each winner by the TRADOC Commanding General occurring in Aug 2021. This is the third year in a row that an RRC instructor has been named TRADOC IOY.

Height and Weight Screening
Starting 1 May 2021, Height and Weight screening will resume at the start of the Army Recruiter Course, Recruiting Station Commander Course, Recruiting Senior Leaders Course, Retention Senior Leaders Course, and Career Counselor Course.

A diagnostic Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) will be conducted for all students of the Recruiting and Retention Senior Leaders Course for data collection purposes.

Please refer to Student and Army Personnel link above for more information on your respective course.

The Recruiting and Retention College (RRC) is accredited by the Army Quality Assurance Office (QAO), which is part of the US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). The RRC is seeking accreditation from the Council on Occupational Education (COE), which is recognized by the US Department of Education as an accrediting body.

Curricula Updates
The college has made a concerted effort across recruiting doctrine, classroom instruction, and student simulated and live operations experiences to bring virtual recruiting tactics, techniques, and procedures to our students and the recruiting force in the field.  RRC students and NCOs on recruiting duty have access to over 90 thoroughly vetted virtual recruiting TTPs within the Recruiting ProNet that can be accessed through the USAREC homepage.  In October of 2020, RRC students in the Army Recruiter Course (ARC) started learning and applying new knowledge and skills within the virtual recruiting domain.  Lessons such as Employ Virtual Recruiting Tools, Comply with Virtual Recruiting Policy, Plan a Virtual Event, Prepare and Conduct a Virtual Event, and Conduct a Virtual Army Interview are some of the new virtual content highlights within the ARC.  In January of 2021, Station Commander Course students began to learn about virtual recruiting tools and Managing a Station Virtual Event.  Working with the USAREC G3, the RRC is committed to doing its part to expand the virtual recruiting capability across USAREC.  In the coming months, ARC students and Station Commander Course students will be working together to conduct live virtual recruiting operations to enhance and apply their learning and to support the USAREC virtual recruiting efforts.



Retired Army command sergeant major finds renewed passion for mentorship as high school girls’ volleyball coach.
Retired Army command sergeant major finds renewed passion for mentorship as high school girls’ volleyball coach
By 1st Lt. Pedro Rivera | March 13, 2024
After spending his Army career leading Soldiers as a noncommissioned officer, one retiree is now leading young athletes on the volleyball court.

Sgt. 1st Class Travis Honore, originally from Anchorage, Alaska, currently serves at the USAREC Recruiting and Retention College.
Meet Your Recruiter – Sgt. 1st Class Travis Honore
By Lauren Reho | Feb. 19, 2024
This Black History Month, we recognize the diverse and inspiring stories of our Recruiters. Each of these individuals contribute to the proud legacy of black excellence in our armed forces, embodying strength and commitment to a more inclusive tomorrow.

Over 500 Soldiers gather information and discuss educational opportunities with representatives from eight Army partner universities while attending the U.S. Army Recruiting and Retention College monthly College Night Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2024.

(U.S. Army photo by Lauren Reho)
Universities partner with Recruiting and Retention College to further Soldier educational opportunities
By Lauren Reho | Feb. 8, 2024
More than 500 students throughout the Fort Knox area expanded their educational horizons at the Recruiting and Retention College Jan. 31-Feb. 1 during a unique monthly event.




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Recruiting and Retention College
1929 Old Ironsides Ave
Fort Knox, KY 40121 

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