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  • The lost art of human kindness

    Aug 17, 2014

    GANEUNG, South Korea-- Working along with volunteers from Camp Stanley and Camp Red Cloud, South Korea, the 1st "Steel" Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, liaison team volunteered at a local soup kitchen near Uijongbu, South Korea.

  • Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion group gets inside look of Army life

    Aug 15, 2014

    The Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion brought 20 area educators to Fort Stewart for a tour of the facilities and to get to know what potential recruits might expect on an Army installation. The group was hosted by the 42nd Fires Brigade. Captain Jamal White escorted the group along with several Soldiers from his unit.

  • Recruiter finds positive activity in firefighting

    Aug 8, 2014

    SEATTLE ARMY RECRUITING BATTALION, Wash. -- U.S. Army recruiters use a variety of tools and techniques when they search for people to enlist into the Army or Army Reserve. Some even find activities outside of the normal duty day to help with recruiting, including substitute teaching, volunteering as church youth mentors or joining car or motorcycle enthusiast clubs.

  • Local Soldier honored with Reserve Center dedication

    Aug 7, 2014

    More than 200 family, friends and fellow service members watched as the Cape Coral U.S. Army Reserve Center was memorialized and renamed in honor of Staff Sgt. Marc A. Scialdo on July 12.

  • August 2014 DASAF

    Aug 6, 2014

    Safety: At the Core of Army values

  • Army investigators warn public about romance scams

    Jul 30, 2014

    Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are once again warning internet users worldwide about cyber criminals involved in an online crime that CID has dubbed "the Romance Scam."

  • Sumter Army recruiters and a Future Soldier volunteer with Sumter Habitat for Humanity July 15

    Jul 15, 2014

    Sumter Army Recruiters Staff Sgt. Robert Hayward and Sgt. Jimmy Griffin along with their Future Soldier Tyler Harrington volunteered with Habitat for Humanity July 15, 2014.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits ROTC Cadets at summer training

    Jul 11, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno spoke for more than an hour to Army ROTC Leadership Development Assessment Course Cadets, July 10, 2014, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, with a valuable message to help them in their journey as Army officers.

  • Recruiting Company Commander's Daughter Named Army Military Child of Year

    Jul 3, 2014

    Company commander's daughter named Army Military Child of the Year for forming a foundation that supports the children of military heroes

  • Recruiter Selected to Compete on Armed Forces Bowling Team

    Jul 3, 2014

    Army Center Commander makes the cut to compete on the Armed Forces Bowling team for the second year in a row.

  • Seattle Army Recruiting Battalion changes commanders

    Jul 1, 2014

    The Seattle Army Recruiting Battalion welcomed a new commander during a Change of Command ceremony, July 1 on the north pad of Century Link Field at 10 a.m. Lt. Col. Vylius M. Leskys assumed command from Lt. Col. Ronald E. Henry, Jr.

  • DLIFLC presents Department of Defense linguist awards

    Jun 10, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center announced the winners of the 2013 Command Language Program of the Year and Language Professional of the Year for all four services June 3.

  • Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

    Jun 8, 2014

    Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

  • 111th MI Brigade announces AIT Platoon Sergeant of Year

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -After more than two days of intense physical and mental challenges, the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade announced Sgt. 1st Class Charles Sheffield, Company B, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, as the 2014 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year on Wednesday.

  • Are you walking the talk?

    Jun 5, 2014

    While it is disheartening to hear stories of junior enlisted Soldiers making poor decisions and paying for them with their lives, it is demoralizing to hear stories of Army leaders who do the same. Odds are the behaviors demonstrated by these Soldiers -- even the leaders -- were not first-time occurrences, and someone else probably had the opportunity to observe the behaviors in action. What do leaders convey to their Soldiers when they act irresponsibly? Perhaps some of the young Soldiers' poor decisions were a result of messages received from their leaders' actions.

  • Post promotes summer safety with fair, comedy show

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - In accordance with the Army's 101 Critical Day of Summer safety campaign, Fort Huachuca held its annual Summer Safety Expo at Barnes Field House May 29 -- 30.

  • Unit representatives learn about suicide intervention

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -Suicide Prevention Program Trainer Ben Bauman facilitates the Ask, Care, Escort -- Suicide Intervention training at Murr Community Center May 28. The purpose of ACE-SI training is to "train-the-trainer" so they can go back to their organizations or units and teach the suicide intervention course to small groups in order to give them the benefit of the training.

  • Cost-saving strategies pay off for 'transformative leaders'

    Jun 3, 2014

    Capt. Lauren M. Hamlin and Michael R. Wilson were each presented with a Pace Award by Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson during a ceremony in the Pentagon, June 3, 2014.

  • Developing COIs into Recruiting Assets

    Apr 30, 2014

    There are VIPs (very important person) and COIs (centers of influence). VIPs open door, COIs provide referrals. A company commander outlines a four-step process for developing VIPs into COIs

  • Recruiter honored after losing battle with cancer

    Apr 30, 2014

    Recruiter loses battle with cancer on his 43rd birthday

  • Future Soldier applies training, saves a life

    Apr 30, 2014

    Army Future Soldier applies knowledge he obtained in Future Soldier training and prevents a suicide

  • Battalion Soldiers help honor WWII vets

    Apr 30, 2014

    Army recruiters from the Seattle Battalion greet World War II veterans recruiting home from an Honor Flight to see the World War II memorial in D.C.

  • Recruiter achieves personal best at Bataan Memorial Death March

    Apr 24, 2014

    Recruiter runs in a memorial race to honor heroes of the 1942 Bataan Death March and sets a personal best time

  • Recruiter chases bodybuilding dream, inspires future soldiers

    Apr 24, 2014

    Recruiter's achievements in bodybuilding help with recruiting and inspire future soldiers

  • Recruiters march to honor heroes of Bataan Death March

    Apr 24, 2014

    Medical recruiters from Overland Park, Kan., march 26.2 miles through the desert terrain and heat in New Mexico to honor heroes of 1942 Bataan Death March.

  • Collaborate. Create. Compete. Army Racing Drives STEM Education.

    Apr 18, 2014

    U.S. Army Recruiting Command and Don Schumacher Racing team up with TEN80 Education and the National STEM League to cultivate and enhance an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers among youth and the general population.

  • 'Ms. Veteran America' uses title to tell Army story, support homeless female Veterans

    Apr 15, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Allaina Guitron uses her title of "Ms. Veteran America" to tell her Army story, support

  • The Fruits of Success

    Feb 12, 2014

    Organizational effectiveness establishing goals and expectations and ultimately affects how leaders influence the overall effectiveness of the organization.

  • Investigations Uncover the Truth, Both Good and Bad

    Feb 12, 2014

    An investigation is as much to prove your innocence and as it is to determine the facts of the case and potentially prove any guilt.

  • Wranglers strengthen bonds with Baylor Bears

    Feb 12, 2014

    For the past few years, the men and women of the 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) have worked tirelessly within the local communities volunteering their time to help those in need, mentoring children in their adopted schools, and building strong bonds with community leaders.

  • Utilizing the Simultaneous Mentorship Program

    Feb 11, 2014

    The Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) allows a student to attend Army ROTC and serve in the U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard at the same time.

  • College Career Centers: High Value Assets in Developing Effective School Recruiting Programs

    Feb 11, 2014

    Prior to the new academic year, the recruiter is focused on planning and preparation. College career centers can be high value assets for recruiters.

  • Commandant's Son Selected as Semi-Finalist for 2014 Army Military Child of the Year

    Feb 11, 2014

    Twelve year old Zachary Shaver was selected as one of the semi-finalists for the 2014 Army Military Child of the Year Award, representing the thousands of military children who have demonstrated themselves as exceptional citizens while facing the challenges of military family life.

  • What AR 600-20 Means to Me

    Feb 11, 2014

    I clearly remember the day I was given command. The trust and responsibility given to me at that moment is clearly defined in AR 600-20.

  • Creating Leaders

    Feb 11, 2014

    How to create leaders

  • Planning Recruiting Success

    Feb 10, 2014

    Recruiting operations are no different than any other operation in the Army. The foundation of any good plan is proper planning through intelligence and lessons learned. In order for a center to be successful in the day to day fight, the center must employ its limited and valuable assets optimally.

  • Recruiters Perform 21-Gun Salute at Wreaths Across America

    Jan 29, 2014

    Company commander and recruiters pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate price

  • Recruiter Leadership and the Future Soldier

    Jan 28, 2014

    Leading with a positive impact

  • Practice Makes It Permanent

    Jan 28, 2014

    "Don't succumb to excuses. Go back to the job of making the corrections and forming the habits that will make your goal possible." Vince Lombardi

  • Alamo City Hosts Army's All American Outreach Effort

    Jan 28, 2014

    Future NCAA and NFL players weren't the only stars at the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl the first week of this month.

  • Army Advocates Agree; Army Bowl at Alamo City Awesome

    Jan 28, 2014

    U.S. Army All American Bowl week gives U.S. Army Recruiting Command a chance to impress selected centers of influence from across the nation, providing these advocates the chance to see that Army service is about developing the whole person.

  • Facebook Celebrated as 500th PaYS Partner at Army All-American Bowl

    Jan 28, 2014

    Social media giant recognized as 500th PaYS partner

  • What AR 600-20 Means to Me

    Jan 28, 2014

    AR 600-20 - Army Command Policy - is, in my mind, the most important document with which an officer should be intimately familiar

  • Tab it! The Large Value of Small Things

    Jan 28, 2014

  • Things are Looking up for Recruiters in Cambridge, Minn.

    Jan 28, 2014

    Students artwork decorates ceiling of Army recruiting center

  • USAREC issues smartphones to recruiters

    Jan 6, 2014

    Smartphones to enhance recruiting capabilites

  • Army brings physical, scholastic challenge to Texas school

    Jan 6, 2014

    Army event challenges students physically and mentally

  • Challenges are inspiring

    Jan 3, 2014

    Recruiters face challenging and inspiring times

  • Efficiency, not diversity, puts Los Angeles Battalion in the lead for MAVNI enlistments

    Dec 23, 2013

    Los Angeles battalion leads in MAVNI enlistments

  • It's all about self-discipline

    Dec 20, 2013

  • It's a leader's responsibility to train

    Dec 20, 2013

    Leaders have a responsibility to train subordinates

  • The power of "No"

    Dec 19, 2013

    The answer "No" doesn't always mean "No."

  • Students across country take Army Strong Challenge

    Dec 19, 2013

    High School students in 135 schools across the courtry competed in the Army Strong Challenge in the fall. The winning school was awarded the trophy in December.

  • A guide to intelligence driven prospecting

    Dec 18, 2013

    Intelligence drives recruiting and prospecting

  • An eye on the future

    Dec 12, 2013

    In the past decade, USAREC has taken many steps to stay relevant with the ever changing technology. From ARISS 2K to smart phones, the command has upgraded the tools a recruiter uses to ensure they have the best technology available to assist them in their recruiting duties. But sometimes, Soldiers on the ground take the technology one step further.

  • Army recruiter reenlisted by retired Navy officer and high school principal

    Dec 12, 2013

    The week leading up to the Army-Navy game is usually full of spirit missions and pranks to help pump up both teams and give them energy to win the game. You don't often hear about Army and Navy personnel working together this week but it happened in the town of Hemmingway, S.C.

  • Brand Health

    Dec 12, 2013

    Is the Army brand healthy?

  • Eastern Kentucky lawyer returns to military, dons Army Reserve uniform

    Dec 5, 2013

    A Pikeville attorney's long-standing desire to return to the military was rekindled partially by reruns of a military drama and a proud family tradition.

  • Tuition assistance changes to take effect for 2014

    Dec 4, 2013

    Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, there will be a cap on the number of semester hours that can be taken using Tuition Assistance, and tighter TA eligibility rules.

  • Medical specialist corps recruits take oath

    Dec 4, 2013

    Baylor University students take the oath, become members of the Army's Medical Specialist Corps.

  • Military youth of the year, son of USAREC NCO, receives congratulations from president

    Nov 25, 2013

    Son of Army NCO named Boys and Girls Club of America Military Youth of the Year congratulated by President Barack Obama

  • Infantry family service recognized

    Nov 25, 2013

    Army recruiter and his spouse recognized for their support to infantry

  • Combat veteran enters battle to help families in turmoil

    Nov 25, 2013

    Recruiter works as court appointed advocate for abused and neglected children

  • AAFES Honors Outstanding Employee with Disability

    Nov 21, 2013

    AAFES recognizes achievements of an associate with a disability

  • Recruiter coaches high school football team

    Nov 20, 2013

    To the students of Desert Hills High School, Staff Sgt. Timothy O'Hara is known as "Coach O'Hara." The Arizona recruiter has been spending most of his off-duty time studying X's and O's as the Cougars' head football coach.

  • Veteran Selects PaYS Company for Hometown Connection, Reputation

    Nov 20, 2013

    Josh Roberts was recently hired by Eastman Chemical Company as an operations helper, a position he probably wouldn't have been offered if it weren't for the company's commitment to the Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program and its veterans.

  • November honors military families' sacrifices, contributions

    Nov 15, 2013

    Service members' families serve the nation and are the force behind the total force, a senior Defense Department official said, Nov. 13, 2013.

  • ROTC students use electronic, interactive textbooks

    Nov 14, 2013

    Cadet Command and TRADOC Capability Manager for The Army Distributed Learning Program (TCM TADLP) worked together on the project to replace ROTC textbooks with E-books. The program saves money, updates books more quickly and benefits Cadets' education. The material is available to download on to any reader or capable device.

  • Toward a Ready and Resilient Army -- Leaders' Responsibilities in R2C

    Nov 12, 2013

    Our Army Family has demonstrated remarkable strength fighting two wars over the past 12 years, and has built resiliency dealing with challenges from combat stress, illness, injury, and the strain placed on relationships. To arm Soldiers Families and Civilians with resources essential to maintaining resiliency and overcoming these challenges to the health of our force, the Army launched the Ready and Resilient Campaign (R2C).

  • Soldier for life: Continuing to serve via the Army Reserve

    Nov 5, 2013

    You're thinking about getting out of the active-duty Army. Maybe you want to use your GI Bill benefits and go to college. Maybe your spouse has a good job at your latest duty station. Maybe you don't want to make your kids change schools for the fifth or sixth time. You love the Army, you love serving, but the lifestyle is no longer the best choice for you or your family.

  • Recruiter Loves To Clown Around in Free Time

    Nov 5, 2013

    The Beckley Recruiting Battalion Army Reserve Operations NCO wears two uniforms: one is of an Army master sergeant; the other is much more colorful and not at all camouflage.

  • Plebe sets new Indoor Obstacle Course record at West Point

    Oct 29, 2013

    The Indoor Obstacle Course Test has challenged cadets for more than 60 years at West Point. Out of the thousands that have come before her, no female cadet has ever completed it faster than Class of 2017 Cadet Madaline Kenyon.

  • Doing lab work for 'HEROES'

    Oct 21, 2013

    Ten students from the UMass Lowell Co-op Scholars Program worked during the summer with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, as part of the Harnessing Emerging Research Opportunities to Empower Soldiers, or HEROES, program.

  • NCO finds true meaning of leadership on recruiting duty

    Oct 21, 2013

    Why would anyone want to become a recruiter? I did. Although I could not have foreseen it when I volunteered, the decision would become life altering. This duty challenged everything I thought I knew about being a leader in the Army.

  • 'Spartans' conduct team-building event with Southwestern University football team

    Oct 18, 2013

    For more than 60 years, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, has not had a football program available to students until this year.

  • Retired Sergeant Major Soldier for life

    Oct 18, 2013

    It's 6:20 a.m. on a typical Fort Campbell morning. As Soldiers begin to fall in formation and prepare for the strenuous physical training session that normally begins their day, they may or may not notice an additional member to their ranks. Dressed in his PT uniform and sporting a fresh Army regulation haircut, this "guest" could easily go under the radar during the initial morning darkness; however, eventually his enthusiasm would give him away. The next thing the Soldiers may also notice is that this new addition to the formation is a bit older than the average Soldier in the formation -- a lot older. Nevertheless, as the Soldiers hit the pavement running, so does their 83-year-old visitor, joining them as they sound off with cadence. While this guest may be a stranger to some, this new member to their ranks is really no stranger at all. Retired Sgt. Maj. Dayton Herrington spent 16 and a half of his 30 years of service in the 101st Airborne Division and, as a Screaming Eagle, has had many rendezvous with destiny -- a destiny he foresaw at a very young age.

  • 'Greening' brings fresh perspectives for Army scientists, engineers

    Oct 16, 2013

    GUNPOWDER MILITARY RESERVATION, Md. -- Thirty U.S. Army civilians now have a greater appreciation and understanding of the rigors and challenges associated with Soldier tasks. Five days of intense training provided first-hand experience of the technical and physical demands on Soldiers.

  • Female mechanic paves the way for future generations

    Oct 15, 2013

    Silhouetted by the shadow of a 38,000-pound M978A2 Army fuel truck, Spc. Tiffany Willand is a long way from home.

  • Army Medicine personnel practice teamwork at Mayo Clinic Simulation Center

    Oct 2, 2013

    Soldiers with the 865th Army Reserve Combat Support Hospital, from Utica, N.Y., perfected their medical teamwork skills at one of the nation's leading simulation centers.

  • Recruiter's wife volunteer at Northcoast Marine Mammal Center

    Oct 2, 2013

    Lauri Reilly's lifelong love for all wildlife and the outdoors has helped her flourish at a marine mammal rescue center, thanks to her Army recruiter husband's latest assignment on the northern California coast in Crescent City. Lauri Reilly, who hails from Hoquiam, Wash., grew up combing for shells, clam digging and studying tidal pools. When her husband, 12-year veteran Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Reilly landed recruiting duty in Crescent City, it seemed natural to volunteer at the Northcoast Marine Mammal Center (NMMC).

  • Surgeon Returns to Army Roots on 9/11/01 Anniversary

    Sep 30, 2013

    A prominent cardiothoracic surgeon takes the Oath of Office on the 9/11/01 anniversary, and returns to his Army roots.

  • Army Medical Students March to a Different Drum

    Sep 30, 2013

    Army Health Professions Scholarship Program recipients enjoy paid tuition, fees and books, plus a monthly stipend, at some of the elite medical and dental schools across the country.

  • Buena High School JROTC retires U.S. flags with dignity

    Sep 19, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Buena High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students retired approximately 60 U.S. flags during its third annual Flag Retirement Ceremony Sept. 11 at Buena High School.

  • Recruiter Journal September-October issue online

    Sep 19, 2013

    The September-October Recruiter Journal is now online.

  • Twins Enlist, Improve Quality of Life Together

    Sep 17, 2013

    They were born just three minutes apart in Queens, N.Y., and for nearly every minute since then, the 19-year-old Maldonado twins - Edward and Jacob - have been nearly inseparable. In July they enlisted in the Army together.

  • NRMC Chief Nurse wins prestigious fellowship

    Sep 16, 2013

    Col. Rachel Armstrong broke ground for all Army nurses when she was selected in August for the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Executive Nurse Fellows program.

  • Recruiters share innovative recruiting tactics with HQ staff

    Sep 13, 2013

    The commander of U.S. Army Recruiting Command invited two recruiters to the headquarters to share their innovative recruiting tactics with the staff.

  • Army scientist shares STEM lessons with students, teachers

    Sep 11, 2013

    NATICK, Mass. (Sept. 11, 2013) -- Stephanie Marcott takes time out of her busy life, even on the weekend, to enrich others' lives through her passion for science.

  • Two Soldiers graduate from medical laboratory technician program at Keller

    Sep 10, 2013

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Sept. 6, 2013) -- Six months of intense didactic learning combined with six months of clinical rotations paid off as two Soldiers graduated from the Medical Laboratory Technician program Sept. 6 at Keller Army Community Hospital.

  • Civilians learn about Soldier life

    Sep 6, 2013

    NATICK, Mass. (Sept. 6, 2013) -- It's not every day you arrive for work and line up in formation if you are a civilian, but that was the case during the one-week Basic Greening Program at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center this summer.

  • Army Technology Magazine launches

    Sep 4, 2013

    A new publication featuring science, technology and engineering advances across the U.S. Army is now available.

  • Same-sex spouses of Soldiers now receiving benefits

    Sep 4, 2013

    Same-sex spouses of service members are eligible to receive identification cards and all associated benefits, effective Sept. 3, 2013, according to a Department of Defense memorandum.

  • Latest version of America's Army ready for download

    Sep 3, 2013

    The next version of the America's Army video game was released today and is now available for download.

  • Cadet Command hits Commission Mission 5,350

    Aug 29, 2013

    This year US Army Cadet Command announced it had made its commission mission goal of 5,350 --but it was a hard choice on which of the last six cadets would get the slot marking its commission mission of 5,350. Every year U.S. Army Cadet Command strives to recruit the brightest young minds in the country and convince them to join the ROTC program. It looks for scholar-athlete leaders who will help lead the Army, and the various specialties that make up the organization, onto the world stage in nation-relation building capacities with capabilities in science, engineering and technology-- all while defending the country.

  • USAREC, HRC building an army of knowledge management advocates

    Aug 22, 2013

    Building an Army of Knowledge Management advocates within an organization is - in a nutshell - what the KMR course is designed to achieve. About 25 Soldiers and civilian staff from Recruiting Command and Human Resources Command discussed how to tackle that issue -- what to do with all that information to get it to the right people in a usable format to accomplish the mission -- during the Knowledge Management Representative (KMR) course here this past week.

  • FOX Sports 1 tunes into Fort Campbell life

    Aug 19, 2013

    Seven professional athletes and sports commentators, along with a bus load of Fox Sports Girls, got a sneak peek into the life of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Aug. 12, 2013, when "Fox Sports 1" traveled to post as a part of their summer bus tour.

  • Top NFL players thank military during special training camp visit

    Aug 16, 2013

    About 50 Fort Lee service members traveled to the new Washington Redskins training facility in Richmond Wednesday and participated in a face-to-face meet-and-greet with several star players including starting quarterback Robert Griffin III.

  • Service member fans love the Ravens - forevermore

    Aug 16, 2013

    A mutual admiration exists between the current National Football League World Champion Baltimore Ravens and the United States military.

  • Recruiting commander visits Army Game Studio

    Aug 15, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Allen Batschelet visited Redstone Arsenal, Ala., and the Army Game Studio at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center.

  • New policy change benefits same-sex spouses

    Aug 15, 2013

    The Department of Defense announced its plan to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of uniformed service members and Department of Defense civilian employees, according to a DOD news release issued Aug. 14, 2013.

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