USAREC NEWS RELEASES

 

U.S. Army Soldier Wins Gold Medal in Egypt at Women’s Skeet Event
U.S. Army Sgt. Samantha Simonton won the Gold Medal in Women’s Skeet
Feb. 13, 2024 - U.S. Army Sgt. Samantha Simonton won the Gold Medal in Women’s Skeet at the International Shooting Sports Federation World Cup in Cairo, Egypt January 29, 2024.

Meet Your Recruiter - Staff Sgt. Nathan Staskiewicz
Meet Your Recruiter - Staff Sgt. Nathan Staskiewicz
Nov. 27, 2023 - 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.

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.
Nov. 9, 2023 - 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.

Craig Morgan enlists in U.S. Army Reserve
Staff Sgt. Craig Morgan enlisting and being sworn into the U.S. Army Reserve during the live Grand Ole Opry show on Saturday, July 29.

Left to right: Col. Jordan, Ft. Campbell Garrison Commander, Gen. Poppas, Commander, U.S. Army Forces Command, Staff Sgt. Craig Morgan, Command Sgt. Maj. Stackpole, Ft. Campbell Garrison Command Sergeant Major, John Clement, Deputy State Director/Military Advisor to U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.).

Photo Credit: © Grand Ole Opry, photos by Chris Hollo
July 30, 2023 - Army veteran Craig Morgan surprised the sold-out audience at the Grand Ole Opry by enlisting and being sworn into the U.S. Army Reserve during the live show on Saturday, July 29.

USMEPCOM Expands Applicant Guest Policy to include National Guard and Reserve Applicants
July 26, 2023 - Beginning July 31, National Guard and Reserve component applicants will be authorized two guests to attend the Oath of Enlistment.

Golden Knights team member dies after training accident
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Ty Kettenhofen
March 14, 2023 - A member of the United States Army Parachute Team died on March 13, 2023.

Recruiting Pilot, Soldier Referral Program, offers promotion incentives for Soldiers
Recruiting Pilot, Soldier Referral Program, offers promotion incentives for Soldiers
Jan. 23, 2023 - The U.S. Army is offering promotion incentives to Soldiers who refer individuals to their local recruiting station. The Soldier Referral Program encourages all Soldiers to support recruiting and gives them an opportunity to share their stories and decision to serve with their community. 

Army offers March2Success tools to improve test scores
March2Success Graphic
Oct. 25, 2022 - The U.S. Army offers a free website for individuals interested in improving test scores and knowledge in a variety of subjects.

Army re-establishes accelerated naturalization for Lawful Permanent Residents
After taking the Oath of Citizenship, 42 Service Members and civilians take their vow of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony on Sembach Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany on September 27, 2022. The ceremony was held to congratulate and welcome new citizens of the United States of America. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Samuel Signor)
Oct. 21, 2022 - The U.S. Army has re-established the opportunity for Lawful Permanent Residents to apply for accelerated naturalization upon arrival at the Army Reception Battalion for Basic Combat Training.

College Loan Repayment Program updates for FY2023
Future Soldiers with qualifying student loans can qualify for up to $65,000 of student loan debt repayment as part of their U.S. Army enlistments. The College Loan Repayment Program is an incentive available for select military occupational specialties and for new applicants only.
(U.S. Army photo by Lara Poirrier)
Sept. 29, 2022 - Future Soldiers with qualifying student loans may be eligible to receive up to $65,000 of student loan debt repayment as part of their U.S. Army enlistment contract. The Loan Repayment Program is available for new applicants in select military occupational specialties.