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  • 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.

  • Arizona Wildcats prep for upcoming season, train Army style at Huachuca

    Aug 15, 2013

    Fort Huachuca, Ariz., welcomed the University of Arizona football team, the Wildcats, Aug. 7, 2013, as they held their annual training camp here to help prepare for their upcoming season.

  • Let's get nerdy: GEMS summer science program inspires kids in math and science

    Aug 14, 2013

    For the third year in a row, the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science, an extracurricular summer science education program, which enables students to experience science in a real laboratory setting, was hosted at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, in Natick, Mass.

  • Like father, like son

    Aug 14, 2013

    As a 20-year-old, Spc. Jerae P. Perez already has 20 years of experience in the U.S. Army.

  • Auburn football player finds first-string opportunity in ROTC

    Aug 14, 2013

    Playing professional football was the main goal Anderson Mack, a junior at Florida International University, had set his eyes on while playing strong safety at Martin Luther King High School in Decatur Ga. During his senior year Mack was listed as one of the best players in his position in Georgia, and was offered numerous college scholarships. But a motorcycle accident derailed his goals of professional football and set him on a course toward ROTC. Mack attends Florida International University, and is a member of the 841st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve.

  • STEM grads critical to U.S. military mission

    Aug 14, 2013

    The Army and America both need more scientists, engineers, mathematicians and technology specialists, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now doing something about that, said its commander.

  • Leading with Dignity and Respect

    Aug 13, 2013

    A hospital tour for a group of Army ROTC Cadets, most of whom were nursing majors planning on entering the Army as nurses, ended in a lesson about dignity and respect. As the cadets toured the wounded heroes ward at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Military Medical Center several differences stuck out, especially to those cadets who had already completed their Nurse Summer Training Program. For cadets like Lauren Graham, who attends Grand Canyon University, it was those differences that got her to thinking. The idea was to make small care packages for the soldiers--something the cadets hoped would brighten their day. The hospital staff gave them 51 names of soldiers on the ward--the Philippines does not have the same HIPA type standards the U.S. does--and the cadets made 60 care packages just in case there were extra soldiers to enter the ward before they could get back.

  • Army engineers bring 'Power, Energy and Cyber' to students

    Aug 9, 2013

    Army engineers provided high school students a look into the science-related career paths available to them through advanced classroom instruction and hands-on experiments as part of an expanded Gains in the Education and Mathematics and Science program at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., July 15-26, 2013.

  • Beckley leader shows Soldier's heart during TRADOC NCO challenge

    Aug 8, 2013

    When faced with a challenge, Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy C. Barbaresi doesn't just meet it, he exceeds it. During the 2013 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition, he was given three hours to complete a 12-mile road march with a full-combat load. He completed that task in just two hours and 39 minutes, which works out to a little over 13 minutes per mile.

  • Pride and motivation

    Aug 8, 2013

    "I didn't join for patriotic reasons or because I needed a job," said Spc. Nancy Vega. "I initially joined to get a skill set to help after the Army." Within thirteen months of joining, the truck driver with Echo Company, Forward Support Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, Combined Task Force Duke, explained how her entire perspective and motivation has changed.

  • Recruiters aid crash victim in Nevada

    Aug 7, 2013

    Recruiters stop to aid victim involved in a motorcycle accident on a busy Reno, Nev. street.

  • Army Special Operations looks to expand its ranks

    Aug 7, 2013

    While the military as a whole is in the midst of implementing drawdown measures, Army Special Operations is adding to its numbers. Recruiters are actively seeking personnel from within the ranks, and they wish to let Soldiers know that there are many different career options available to them.

  • TRADOC selects NCO, Soldier of the Year using same high standards, newer techniques

    Aug 6, 2013

    In an effort to balance the tradition of recognizing Army professionalism and being good stewards of limited funds, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command revamped the way it challenges, chooses and celebrates its best enlisted Soldiers.

  • Army releases new marketing regulation

    Aug 2, 2013

    The Army Marketing and Research Group has revised regulation 601-208 "The Army Brand and Marketing Program," to strengthen the Army brand and highlight the Army's transition to an enterprise brand strategy.

  • Army Recruiter Works to Prevent Bullying

    Aug 1, 2013

    One North Carolina recruiter is making an impact one family, one school and one community at a time with the Army's Anti-Bullying Campaign.

  • July-August Recruiter Journal

    Aug 1, 2013

    The July-August 2013 Recruiter Journal is online

  • Reaching out: NCOs serve as Recruiting Command ambassadors

    Aug 1, 2013

    In an effort to ensure the entire Army has a better understanding of what recruiters do every day in communities across America and attract the right Soldiers to the command, USAREC has embedded recruiters in several division and corps level units. Called division outreach NCOs, the recruiters -- who are used to being ambassadors for the Army in civilian communities across the country -- are now ambassadors for Recruiting Command.

  • APG unveils center for STEM, education outreach

    Jul 30, 2013

    Aspiring scientists and engineers are now exploring their future careers at a unified Aberdeen Proving Ground facility dedicated to education outreach.

  • March 2 Success now more interactive, engaging

    Jul 29, 2013

    Free online, Army-sponsored test preparation program updated to keep pace with technology.

  • G-1 to Congress: Army studying how to integrate women into combat

    Jul 26, 2013

    Integrating women into combat roles may require adjustments in recruiting efforts, the assignment process and other policies, the Army's deputy chief of staff for personnel told members of Congress.

  • GEMS: Students climb mountains

    Jul 25, 2013

    Although school has been out of session for quite some time, some children are continuing their education by learning through the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program, and this time they're conquering mountains.

  • Heat creates training challenges

    Jul 24, 2013

    There was little shelter from the heat on the ranges last Friday. The sound of gunfire echoed through the surrounding fields, and beads of sweat clung to the few patches of skin that were exposed to the afternoon daylight. Other than a few clouds in the sky, there was nothing between the young men and women taking part in Basic Combat Training that day besides sunscreen and a lot of vigilance.

  • Recruiter serves as commander of Sequim VFW

    Jul 24, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Tristan Ryan, a recruiter at Port Angeles Recruiting Station, Wash., was recently elected to serve as commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 in Sequim, Wash.

  • Student scientists go 'Inside the NFL'

    Jul 22, 2013

    The Falcons of Skyview Middle School in Leominster, Mass., won the sixth-grade eCYBERMISSION STEM competition with a project that explored helmets and concussions.

  • Corps helps prepare future engineering students at Tennessee State University

    Jul 17, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 11, 2013) --The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District collaborated with the Tennessee State University Engineering Department to mentor science, technology, engineering and math students during a four-week National Summer Transportation Institute program June 9 through July 7, 2013.

  • An Army Family Story

    Jul 17, 2013

    Although Richard Johnson was born in Huntsville, Ala., he didn't stay there for long. Throughout his life he moved from place to place because, unlike most kids his age, Richard was the son of a Soldier - an Army Brat.

  • Early years of all volunteer force challenging but rewarding for female veteran

    Jul 17, 2013

    Female veteran recounts her time as a soldier during the early years of the all-volunteer force.

  • College tour introduces students to historically black colleges and universities

    Jul 17, 2013

    Recruiting company 1st sergeant organizes college tour for high school students

  • From enlisted Soldier to officer to FEMA Reservist, Colorado Reserve Ambassador still serving

    Jul 17, 2013

    From enlisting into the Army National Guard and Army Reserve to receiving a direct commission to captain in the Army Reserve, then working as a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Reservist, Dr. James C. Sherman, continues to dedicate his life to serving his country as a volunteer.

  • From doctor to Soldier to Officer

    Jul 16, 2013

    A physical therapist gave up his six year practice to serve his country as an enlisted Soldier, to better understand and treat their injuries before taking his next step; becoming a captain.

  • LSU Tigers salute Baton Rouge recruiters

    Jul 16, 2013

    Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion Soldiers were honored during each home game by the Louisiana State University baseball players and fans at Alex Box Stadium this past season for the second year.

  • Students Support Soldiers Through Pillows for Patriots

    Jul 16, 2013

    Art teacher Debbie Davis was watching a news program on television late last year that ran a story of two Soldiers' mothers sending pillows to deployed troops and decided she wanted to help. Simply sending pillows was not enough, however. She wanted to make it a more personal endeavor that included the students at her Margaret L. Felty Elementary School.

  • First female Soldiers graduate Artillery Mechanic course

    Jul 16, 2013

    History was made July 16 as the first women to attend the U.S. Army Ordnance School's Artillery Mechanic (91P), course graduated during a ceremony here. The 15-week military occupational specialty has, until the beginning of this class, been restricted to male students.

  • Houston recruiter takes paws to help animals, community

    Jul 16, 2013

    Armed with motivation, energy, a positive work ethic and fund-raising ideas, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Wiggins is dogs' best friend at the Humane Society of Northeast Texas.

  • Finding their reasons to serve

    Jul 16, 2013

    Every civilian has a different reason for enlisting--some are looking for a new start in life, some want to serve their country, and some simply want to protect it. For applicant Geoffrey Auza, who will join as a 74D nuclear, chemical, biological specialist, enlisting in the Army provides an opportunity to give back while also gaining a U.S. citizenship.

  • 3 brothers continue tradition of service in Army

    Jul 15, 2013

    When Adam Schuk enlisted in the Army in February it was expected. Ever since he was in middle school he told everyone he knew that he would enlist. So when the 2013 graduate of West Allis, Wis., Central High School joined it was no surprise. But when his two older brothers, Ryan and Brandon, decided to enlist, it was a surprise to everyone - including their parents.

  • Change to Army Post-9/11 GI Bill transfer policy takes effect Aug. 1

    Jul 8, 2013

    Beginning Aug. 1, 2013, every Soldier who elects to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to a family member will incur an additional four years in the Army, without regard to their time in service.

  • Wisconsin teen ready to soar to new heights in Army

    Jul 8, 2013

    Kevin Felix has spent many a day with his head in the clouds. At 18, he has spent more than six years sitting in the passenger seat of an airplane as a member of the Civil Air Patrol, watching others fly. With the dream of becoming a pilot, Felix is getting of the passenger seat to take control of his future by enlisting in the Army's Warrant Officer Flight Training program.

  • TRADOC leads review of MOS standards, gender integration

    Jul 2, 2013

    As U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command continues to design the force of the future, it will also review the standards for all Soldiers -- men and women alike -- to support the future force.

  • July marks 40th anniversary of all-volunteer Army

    Jul 2, 2013

    When newly elected President Richard M. Nixon requested the Department of Defense eliminate the draft and create an all-volunteer force, Army leaders knew there would be some hurdles.

  • Day of Remembrance: Memorial Weekend events time of reflection for those who served

    Jul 2, 2013

    Vietnam War veteran and Pastor Mike Dillman is the force behind the largest Memorial Day event in the California Central Valley. The theme, "Not Forgotten, Honoring All Who Served, and Remembering All Who Have Fallen" has a deep and personal meaning for Dillman. He enlisted in 1968 as a chaplain's assistant, just days before his draft number was called.


    Jul 2, 2013

    As his last major speaking role, then Redding Recruiting Co. Commander Maj. Jimmy Chen also spoke at a Memorial Day event in Weed, Calif. He shared that depending on service members currently serving in the military, you will get two points of view -- those who enlisted pre-9/11, and those who enlisted post-9/11. Chen falls into the pre-9/11 group and recalls a "garrison-style" Army, where boots were spit-shined (yes, we did wear black boots that had to be polished back then), uniforms were starched and ironed, and motor pool floors were scrubbed until Soldiers could, literally, eat off of them. In those idyllic days before 9/11, Memorial Day involved backyard barbecues, beer, and lots of flag-waving. "Then, on September 11, 2001, everything changed," said Chen.

  • Nashville teachers graduate STEM curriculum with Corps externships

    Jul 1, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 28, 2013) -- Local high school teachers are using externships with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to create class curriculum that will challenge students and encourage them to investigate, explore, experiment, problem solve, create and invent.

  • Strength Starts Here

    Jun 28, 2013

    Army Recruiting Command bids farewell to deputy commanding general, welcomes new deputy commanding officer

  • Jacksonville Battalion educators tour Fort Stewart

    Jun 28, 2013

    Educators visit Fort Stewart's Education Center, Virtual Training Facility and 2-3 Brigade Special Troops Battalion motor pool to gain a better understanding of Army opportunities for Soldiers and Families and how jobs in the Army translate into civilian careers.

  • Students experience military training, lessons in leadership

    Jun 27, 2013

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers with the 413th Contracting Support Brigade here teamed with the U.S. Army Recruiting Command to lead and mentor 50 high school student recruits through the installation Leadership Reaction Course May 29.

  • TRADOC celebrates 40th Birthday

    Jun 25, 2013

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command will celebrate its 40th year of developing, educating and adapting Soldiers and leaders into the force that we know today, July 1, 2013.

  • Father, son Reserve Soldiers cut Army Birthday Cake

    Jun 17, 2013

    It was a family affair when the Elizabethtown U.S. Army Recruiting Center marked the Army's 238th Birthday. The traditional birthday cake-cutting chores were handled by a father-and-son tandem of Army Reserve Soldiers while participants also heard one of Army Recruiting Command's top leaders talk about the importance of continued civilian support of their military.

  • 238th Army Birthday cake cutting in Times Square

    Jun 14, 2013

  • Major Gen. Allen Batschelet takes command of Army Recruiting Command

    Jun 14, 2013

    New commanding general in charge of Army Recruiting Command

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Willie C. Clemmons now CSM for USAREC

    Jun 14, 2013

    Army Recruiting Command gets new CSM

  • New claims process improving service for USAREC, Cadet Command Families

    Jun 11, 2013

    This year USAREC and Cadet Command (USACC) personnel and others in remote locations (such as embassies or foreign military sales offices) will be able to take advantage of the Army Judge Advocate General Corps' pilot Remote Claims Assistance Program (RCAP) when it is time to file a claim against carriers or transportation service providers (TSP) for loss or damage to their household goods shipment, or other damage to or loss of their personal property incurred incident to service.

  • Army's chief engineer encourages next generation

    Jun 7, 2013

    To the casual observer it is just a photo, but to a young student in Virginia it means much more than that -- it's a dream.

  • Reducing Future Soldier Losses

    Jun 6, 2013

    Recruiting company commander provides tools to keep Future Soldiers educated and motivated to remain in the Army program.

  • Trading slicker for Army uniform, Seattle crab fisherman selects airborne option

    Jun 3, 2013

    Eureka Recruiting Center Commander Staff Sgt. Michael Carter was at the harbor to buy crabs for a barbecue and ended up reeling in a fresh recruit. On the loading docks Carter met Brice Smith, and the two of them struck up a conversation about the Army.

  • Future Soldiers get to meet Gen. Cone at mega-Future Soldier event

    Jun 3, 2013

    Beckley Battalion Future Soldiers get to meet with GEN Cone, commander, TRADOC during a MEGA-Future Soldier event held at Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

  • Virginia Community Leaders Form Grassroots Advisory Board

    Jun 3, 2013

    Beckley Recruiting Battalion held the inaugural meeting of the Richmond Army Advisory Board that consists of local community leaders who are committed to assisting the local Army Recruiting mission.

  • Recruiting Company Commander receives top Army leadership award

    May 31, 2013

    Captain Thomas C. Billig has a reputation for exemplary leadership -- it is the reason he was selected to command the St. Paul, Minn., Recruiting Company. His demonstrated leadership skills -- in both infantry and recruiting units -- are the reason he was selected to receive the Calendar Year 2012 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.

  • Army medicine is more than saving lives

    May 29, 2013

    Double amputee feels Army healthcare providers aren't just saving lives -- they are giving lives.

  • USF graduate earns Army scholarship

    May 28, 2013

    Hilary Jones is looking forward to a career as an Army physician.

  • Army officers, wives form lifelong friendship through recruiting duty

    May 22, 2013

    Two Army captains who forged a lifelong friendship and started their families after they met at the Sacramento Recruiting Battalion are finding themselves just a few hours apart with new assignments on the East Coast.

  • SGT STAR goes mobile; Prospects get answers to questions anywhere, any time

    May 21, 2013

    The Army's intelligent virtual assistant (IVA) known as SGT STAR, which stands for 'Strong Trained And Ready,' is in Android app form on mobile devices, making him even easier to talk to and more accessible to the Millennial Generation -- the Army's target market.

  • MEPS orientation helps recruiters prepare applicants for enlistment processing

    May 21, 2013

    Recruiters are encouraged to attend new recruiter orientation at their Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) to better prepare Army recruits for initial enlistment processing.

  • USAREC CG: Thank You & Farewell

    May 21, 2013

    Robyn and I want to personally thank every member of the USAREC team, not only for your tremendous service and sacrifice, but also for your friendship and commitment to this great organization we call the U.S. Army.

  • USAREC CSM: You Inspire & Motivate the Future of Our Army

    May 21, 2013

    During my time in this command, I have been blessed to observe an evolution that included uniform changes, countless regulatory and policy improvements, and so many "pilot" programs the number escapes me! However, one thing never changed: We have always been -- and will forever be -- the Army's trusted ambassadors to the American people charged with living the Army Values and having the highest levels of standards and discipline.

  • Army ROTC Cadets serve on education, humanitarian missions

    May 17, 2013

    Army ROTC cadets from all over the U.S will travel to one of forty countries with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program this summer to assist lesser developed countries, exchange language and cultural experiences and build better relationships in these areas.

  • Recruiter Journal May-June magazine online

    May 17, 2013

    In the May-June issue of the Recruiter Journal: Future Soldier Leadership TTPs, Family Resource Guide updated, Recruiters become master resilience trainers, FSTS redesign captures Future Medical Officers and Soldiers, Recruiting Standards Directorate, new claims pilot program for USAREC Soldiers and Families, SGT Star goes mobile, and more.

  • Leading America's Future Soldiers

    May 17, 2013

    Future Soldier leadership is not just a position you fill, said Sgt. 1st Class Michael Demott, Denver Recruiting Battalion's Citadel Career Center Future Soldier leader. Demott has one of the highest Future Soldier retention rates within the Denver Bn, and loves to talk about his Future Soldier Training Program.

  • Veteran Reunited With Dog Tag 70 Years After Losing It

    May 17, 2013

    Loose change, keys and laundry, losing our belongings seems as inevitable as aging. But could you imagine one of those missing socks you wrote off actually finding its way back to you after 70 years? Neither could Alvin Krumrey.

  • USAREC ramps up in-house marketing production

    May 17, 2013

    Army Recruiting Command is now producing more in-house marketing materials to support the recruiting effort.

  • Select recruiters become master resilience trainers

    May 17, 2013

    Recruiting Command trains and certifies 70 recruiters and civilians as Master Resilience Trainers to support and execute resilience training for USAREC's geographically dispersed Soldiers, Families, staff and Future Soldiers.

  • Famed museum back with leadership focus

    May 16, 2013

    Cadet Command has played an integral role in the $5 million revamp of the Patton Museum at Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Corps continues STEM outreach through interactive program in Baltimore

    May 14, 2013

    More than 80 students from eight different counties throughout the State of Maryland -- some driving for more than three hours -- gathered in Baltimore, Md., to dissect a squid, investigate a crime scene, and compete in a windmill competition. What may seem as a day of simple games and experiments actually represents a critical step forward in furthering the awareness of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.

  • New look for Cadet leadership course

    May 14, 2013

    Cadet Command is revamping the training Cadets receive at the Leader Development and Assessment Course, to keep up with the fluidity of today's battlefield.

  • Army Astronaut promotes STEM, inspires space exploration

    May 7, 2013

    Ask the average high school student what he knows about U.S. Army astronauts, and he might respond by asking, "The Army has astronauts really?" Believe it or not, the U.S. Army has been partnering for decades with NASA to send Soldier-astronauts to space.

  • Future Soldiers Take Oath of Enlistment at Kentucky Derby

    May 6, 2013

    Forty Future Soldiers Swear in at Churchill Downs prior to the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby.

  • Picture perfect: Parent puts Smith-Cotton JROTC success in focus

    May 5, 2013

    Cindy Hall travels around the country documenting Cadets as they participate in various competitions, including this weekend's National High School Drill Team Championships. She remains a committed supporter of the program, even after her youngest son graduated four years ago.

  • Commentary: Ordnance School instructor helps shape future

    May 3, 2013

    Commentary by the first female instructor in the 91M, Bradley Systems Maintainer Course.

  • Sacramento recruiters assist diabetic man having seizure

    May 2, 2013

    Army recruiters Staff Sgts. Joshua Hughes and Alexander Perez witnessed an elderly man exhibiting distress and signs of a seizure. They began administering first aid and directed a bystander to call 911. Upon discovering the man was diabetic, they gave him an energy drink to help stabilize him until emergency medical services could arrive.

  • North Twins Following Each Other Thru Life

    May 1, 2013

    Daniel and Travis Buhrow have followed each other around since birth. The twin brothers have done almost everything together; from walking to wrestling and everything in between. Now they will follow each other to basic training.

  • NFL player, Reserve officer shares Army story

    May 1, 2013

    Before starting his second season in the NFL, Army Reserve 1st Lt. Collin Mooney embarked on a two-week tour of area schools to support Army recruiting. The Tennessee Titans' fullback visited 13 high schools across western Kentucky and middle Tennessee during his annual training period.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers train at world-renowned Mayo Clinic

    Apr 26, 2013

    Members from the Army Reserve's 865 Combat Support Hospital trained at the Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Center Simulation Center in Rochester, Minn., in an exercise designed to enhance teamwork.

  • Couple says 'I do' to Army Reserve

    Apr 17, 2013

    If you asked Elisabeth Rath six months ago if she ever thought about joining the military she would have said, "I have all the respect in the world for those who do serve, but it just wasn't for me." But when her husband Kelly decided it was time to put a uniform on again things began to change.

  • Soldier inspires spouse to enlist

    Apr 15, 2013

    Christy reluctantly agreed to meet Joshua, the nephew of a co-worker, when he was home on leave from Germany for a second time. Joshua and Christy Garlick have now been married more than seven years.

  • All-Volunteer Army not fading away

    Apr 15, 2013

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the All-Volunteer Army, Army Recruiting Command seeks veteran's stories of why they volunteered to become a Soldier.

  • USAREC launches guide for Families making transition to recruiting duty

    Apr 8, 2013

    Recruiting Command has launched an update to its Family Strong Resource Guide, a comprehensive source of information, phone numbers and Web links for Soldiers and Families making the transition to recruiting duty.

  • Army JROTC crowns new drill champions

    Apr 6, 2013

    Marmion (Ill.) Academy and North Miami Beach (Fla.) Senior High School win the armed and unarmed divisions, respectively, in Saturday's second annual Army national meet.

  • Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers finally get their own patch

    Apr 4, 2013

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit held one of the shortest yet most significant ceremonies in the unit's 57-year history, donning new Shoulder Sleeve Insignias, April 2, 2013, at the unit's Ceremony Hill on Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Brandon student earns medical scholarship

    Mar 27, 2013

    A first-generation college graduate will attend medical school on the Army's dime.

  • Army records another national JROTC air rifle sweep

    Mar 23, 2013

    Ozark (Mo.) High School wins its second straight precision title, while Carl Hayden (Ariz.) High School captures its first sporter championship.

  • Pfc. Jackson

    Mar 22, 2013

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan (March 15, 2013) -- Shaneika L. Jackson was pursuing a degree in criminal justice at Oklahoma State University when she was approached by a U.S. Army recruiter.

  • President nominates new SMDC/ARSTRAT commanding general

    Mar 22, 2013

    SECDEF announces the president's nomination of Maj. Gen. David L. Mann

  • Dental student joins Army Reserve

    Mar 21, 2013

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (March 21, 2013) -- A dental student from Carolina joined the U.S. Army Reserve while she completes her education.