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“The U.S. Army Marketing & Engagement Brigade influences the American People to join the Army by enhancing and conducting recruiting operations through direct engagements and demonstrating elite Army skills and exhibits, IOT achieve the Army’s recruiting mission.  On order, provide unique support to the operational and generating force.”



Putting in sweat: Soldier gives all to make fitness team
Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Zayas is determined to represent himself and the Army at high-level competitions, all while encouraging others to join the service he admires. He discussed his Army story at Fort Knox, Ky., on June 25, 2019
Aug. 9, 2019 - Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Zayas wiped the sweat off his brow as he glared at the box on the floor in front of him. Listening to the loud music that echoed throughout the gym, Zayas took a deep breath as he anticipated his next set of exercises.

Soldiers help claim Pan American Game medals and break 11-year Trap quota search
Brian Burrows and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Derek Haldeman represented Team USA in Men’s Trap at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. Not only did these two athletes claim the Gold and Silver Medals, they claimed the last two possible Olympic quotas in Men’s Trap for Team USA, something that has not happened since 2008! Haldeman is a Sunbury, Ohio native who is a competitive marksman/instructor with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Georgia. (Courtesy photo)
Aug. 1, 2019 - If you could listen well enough, you might have heard the collective sigh of relief exhaled nationwide earlier today following one particular result at the 2019 Pan American Games. It came at the exact moment when Brazil’s Roberto Schmits was eliminated from the Men’s Trap competition in third place.

Blood, sweat and heart: Army officer stamps his ticket to CrossFit Games
Capt. Chandler Smith stamped his ticket to the CrossFit Games Aug. 1-4, 2019, in Madison, Wisc., after placing fifth at the Rogue Invitational in Columbus, Ohio. Smith, an armor officer and member of the Army Warrior Fitness Team looks forward to sharing his Army story at one of the largest fitness contests in the world.
July 30, 2019 - After placing fifth at the Rogue Invitational in Columbus, Ohio, an armor officer and member of the Army Warrior Fitness Team has stamped his ticket to the CrossFit Games starting Thursday in Madison, Wisconsin.

Elite gaming: Army engages youth in esports
Sgt. David Blose competes online in Rainbow Six Siege as a representative of the Army Esports Team at the USA Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, June 25, 2019.
July 24, 2019 - A loud cadence of gunfire echoed throughout the compound as the enemy-attacking force — a team of five operators — breached through the second floor.  Unfazed by the commotion overhead, Sgt. David Blose maintained his composure as he crouched in a corner to hold his defensive position. Any "noob," or rookie, would have charged upstairs to engage the enemy — but not Blose.

Army Reserve Shotgun Champ Continues Win Streak
Sgt. 1st Class Brian Stoa, USAR Operations NCOIC for the Oklahoma City Recruiting Battalion and a champion shotgun shooter, poses with three of the trophies he’s already won in past three months.
July 12, 2019 - Sgt. 1st Class Brian Stoa serves as an Operations NCOIC for a Recruiting Battalion while also building a championship shooting record.