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  • Don't Sweat Budget Crunch

    Dec 15, 2011

    Senior noncommissioned officers share old school wisdom about how to recruit with minimal funds.

  • Personal Involvement Makes Greater Impact

    Dec 15, 2011

    Company first sergeant makes a case for voluntary service as a way to make a community impact.

  • Milwaukee County Communities Sign Covenant

    Dec 15, 2011

    The Intergovernmental Cooperation Council for Milwaukee County signed a community covenant with the Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion Nov. 14, 2011.

  • Students Break Away to Fall In

    Dec 15, 2011

    A recruiter leads a high school military club to instill a sense of purpose while educating them about the U.S. Army.

  • Cool performance: Michigan program home to nation's only JROTC ice skating color guard

    Dec 14, 2011

    The Calumet High School JROTC program has performed ice skating color guards since 1999.

  • PT, Camaraderie part of great workout on the ice

    Dec 13, 2011

    With the U.S. Army emphasis on running, sit-ups, pushups and pull-ups in its physical training program, a change of venue and team building can help cut down on daily workouts from going stale. Sacramento Recruiting Battalion Soldiers competed in broomball at an area skating rink with Team Officer versus Team Enlisted.

  • Maryland students beta test Army STEM recruiting vehicle

    Dec 9, 2011

    Deonte Lewis, a freshman at Elkton High School, and about 50 fellow students helped the Army beta test its new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Asset Vehicle in the school parking lot Dec. 5.

  • Soldier coaches team to state championship, AAU's national playoffs

    Dec 8, 2011

    Leadership, integrity, and personal courage make for a great Soldier, but for one senior non-commissioned officer, living these Army values also makes for a winning coach.

  • Soldier Tells Her Army Story Through Music

    Dec 7, 2011

    Recruiting Command's Entertainment Team has a new face and a new name: Sgt. Corrin Campbell -- Soldier, musician, singer, songwriter and Army storyteller.

  • USAREC DCG returns to alma mater for homecoming weekend

    Dec 7, 2011

    There was a lot to celebrate during Kentucky State University's homecoming weekend in October. The university marked 125 years since its 1886 founding, staged a come-from-behind win and honored some of its most distinguished alumni. Joining in the celebration was Brig. Gen. Henry L. Huntley, USAREC deputy commanding general.

  • Small-town chef now serving meals in Secretary of Defense Executive Dining Room

    Dec 6, 2011

    Only the U.S. Army could take a young chef from a small, Midwestern civic center and move him to an executive dining room at the world's largest office building. And that's exactly what happened for Peru, Ind., native Kevin Arwood, now a specialist in the U.S. Army.

  • USAREC implementing Small Unit Recruiting operations across command

    Dec 5, 2011

    In support of the command's ongoing Pinnacle transformation initiatives, U.S. Army Recruiting Command is implementing Small Unit Recruiting operations across the command.

  • Recruiting Command Implements Master Recruiter Badge

    Dec 5, 2011

    Motivated recruiters will soon have their first opportunity to compete for the Master Recruiter Badge. The first step, however, is determining individual desire and eligibility.

  • Army finalizes STEM vehicle for recruiting trail

    Nov 29, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- After five months of engineering and production work, the U.S. Army has completed its first vehicle designed for recruiting civilian scientists. The Army will unveil the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Asset Vehicle during All-American Bowl Week Jan. 6 in San Antonio. The Army demonstrates its latest technological advancements in the Army Technology Zone before the annual game. Before the vehicle's official launch in January, students from seven Maryland schools will have an opportunity for a hands-on look. The STEM Asset vehicle is a modified tractor-trailer equipped with high-definition TVs and touchscreen computers. Students will explore a futuristic scenario by designing new Army technology to protect lives from civil unrest.

  • Phoenix NASCAR

    Nov 28, 2011

    The dark morning rain clouds did not pose a threat to the massive crowd of NASCAR fans and the 32 Army influencers who came out for the Sprint Cup Series at the Phoenix International Raceway Nov. 13.

  • Centers of Influence Become Medical Recruiting Ambassadors

    Nov 23, 2011

    After visiting Fort Sam Houston - the home of Army Medicine - to tour the San Antonio Military Medical Center and the Center for the Intrepid, super centers of influence (COIs) return home as ambassors for medical recruiting.

  • Survey says ... Future Soldiers Shape Army Marketing

    Nov 14, 2011

    With all of the high-tech tracking techniques, computer polls and surveys available these days, what's one of the best ways to find out what your target market thinks of your product? Ask them.

  • Cancer survivor ready for challenge of Army life

    Nov 14, 2011

    At age 22, cancer survivor Travis Paolini has already faced enough adversity to know he is not backing down from life's challenges and opportunities -- especially considering his newest challenge: Joining the Army as a health care specialist.

  • Private wish: Teen fulfills dream of being a Soldier

    Nov 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Alyssa Braden could have had any wish in the world fulfilled. But -- in lieu of meeting a celebrity or visiting a theme park -- the diminutive teen chose to get down and dirty.

  • Veterans inspire longest-serving recruiter

    Nov 9, 2011

    As he celebrates his 82nd birthday this week, retired Sgt. Maj. Ray Moran continues to recruit young Soldiers while enjoying his job as the military's longest-serving recruiter.

  • Illinois Army All-American Bowl band selectees gear up for Alamodome performance

    Nov 8, 2011

    An integral part of the week-long celebration features performances by the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band and color guard. Among the nationwide selectees are five Illinois high school musicians and one color guard member.

  • City of Gainesville signs Community Covenant

    Nov 8, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, commander, U.S. Army Reserve signs Community Covenant with City of Gainesville at All American Liberty Festival, Nov. 6, 2011.

  • Cadets look to claim Raider national title

    Nov 5, 2011

    Thirty-five high schools from around the country are in Molena, Ga., this weekend vying for the title of Junior ROTC national Raider champion.

  • Advanced individual training brings father, daughter closer

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 3, 2011) -- Many children follow a parent's footsteps by joining the military, however, all of them share the same branch.

  • Army's 'March 2 Success' tops 1 million registrants

    Nov 1, 2011

    Since 2003, nearly 1.1 million people have registered in "March 2 Success," an online test-preparation program for youth that continues to average about 14,000 new registrants every month.

  • Phoenix Recruiters support canine helpers for disabled veterans

    Nov 1, 2011

    Two Phoenix Battalion Recruiters, Sgt. 1st Class Michael LaHaye and Staff Sgt. Bryan Thompson, Scottsdale Recruiting Station, participated in a golf tournament Sep. 9 which gives disabled veterans a four-legged helping hand.

  • Strength Like No Other in Unity: Recruiting Command, Cadet Command Join Forces at Bowie State Univer

    Oct 28, 2011

    On many university campuses, it's not uncommon for friendly opposition to emerge between the Cadet Command Recruiting Operations Officer and the USAREC recruiters. One is looking to enroll students into the ROTC program; the other is looking to enlist Soldiers into the active Army and Army Reserve. While this has all the makings of a competitive environment, the two recruiting components at Bowie State University have learned that working together yields a greater reward for both parties.

  • Recruiting Family volunteers to preserve Arizona roadside

    Oct 28, 2011

    While most people see no benefit in sacrificing their personal time to pick up someone else's trash, Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Lugo and his wife, Yenny, perceive it differently. For more than a year, they have been conserving their environment and teaching their two boys that while it takes no effort to litter, it requires great effort to pick it up.

  • Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion conducts leadership, fitness events at area high schools

    Oct 28, 2011

    The Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion partnered with the Black Coaches and Administrators to host events at two area high schools this fall.

  • Army takes STEM recruiting on the road

    Oct 27, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- About 500 Maryland students will soon get the first look at the U.S. Army's new STEM effort to recruit civilian scientists and engineers. The Army is rolling out its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Asset Vehicle, a recruiting vehicle designed to attract and engage aspiring young scientists. Elkton, Dundalk and Joppatowne high schools and Perryville, Holabrid, Parkville and Sligo middle schools will begin beta testing the vehicle Nov. 14, said Louie Lopez, STEM outreach coordinator for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Army recruiters excel in medical, special missions in 2011

    Oct 25, 2011

    Recruiting Command's Medical Recruiting Brigade achieved a record number of medical specialty missions in fiscal Year 2011.

  • Recruiting Command accomplishes 2011 missions

    Oct 25, 2011

    U.S. Army Recruiting Command achieved its fiscal year 2011 active and Reserve recruiting missions.

  • NCO balances surfing, career

    Oct 18, 2011

    A snowboarder at heart, Staff Sgt. Ryan Demuth grew up in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area where he could find plenty of snow-packed hills to hone his skills. But when he wound up in Crescent City on recruiting duty, he had to relook at his free-time activities -- after all, Crescent City is one of the top spots in the nation for long-board surfing, not snowboarding. One problem: he is deathly afraid of sharks.

  • Indiana recruiters help students identify and stop bullying

    Oct 13, 2011

    The Chicago Army Recruiting Battalion's South Bend Company is working with area schools to educate teachers and empower students through the Army Strong Student Anti-Bullying Pledge.

  • Soldier Raised $2310 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation

    Oct 5, 2011

    Saint Paul, Minnesota Soldier raised $2310 for Susan G. Komen Foundation

  • Youth Success at the Races

    Oct 5, 2011

    Motivating today's youth was the victory that the U.S. Army raced to win at the 27th Annual Toyo Tires National Hot Rod Association Nationals held Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at the Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pa. The Harrisburg Recruiting Company assisted in the U.S. Army's marketing activities for the NHRA weekend -- dubbed as the Reading event. Actually, the recruiters' involvement began the week of Sept. 26 with U.S. Army Show Car visits at four high schools throughout the company's footprint.

  • US Army All American Bowl Selection Tour Kicks Off in Oklahoma City

    Oct 4, 2011

    The U.S. Army All American Bowl selection tour kicked off today across the country with major events in Oklahoma City, Okla., Los Angeles, Calif. and Charlotte, N.C. Over the next few months the selection tour will visit 170 cities throughout the U.S. and select 90 players and 100 bandsmen to be part of the U.S. Army All American Bowl held in San Antonio, Texas, on January 7, 2012, aired on NBC.

  • Soldier Raised $2310 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation

    Oct 3, 2011

    Staff Sgt. David Tompsett joined the race with thousands of Minnesotans in support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, August 19-21, 2011. Together they raised money for the fight against breast cancer. In this "battle" supporters wore pink not Army green; and money was raised for future investments in research and community programs.

  • HRC deputy becomes Army's first female African-American major general

    Sep 29, 2011

    The deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Human Resources Command became the first-ever female U.S. Army African-American officer to obtain the rank of major general during her promotion and departure ceremony at the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex Thursday.

  • Phoenix Recruiting Battalion partners with Banner Health

    Sep 29, 2011

    The U.S. Army officially joined forces with Banner Health during a Partnership for Youth Success signing ceremony at Banner's headquarters in Phoenix Aug. 12. The event welcomed Arizona's major health care provider as the battalion's newest member of the Army's PaYS program.

  • Orchestrating Success

    Sep 23, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Joseph Payne, with the Baltimore Recruiting Battalion, uses his musical background to gain access to Frederick County high schools, whose strict policies towards military visitations has posed a constant challenge for the Frederick recruiting station. Today, Payne helps with the marching band, and on September 16, the Walkersville Band performed at the Frederick Company change of command ceremony.

  • Soldier, Family Assistance Coordinators receive surprise visit from Medal of Honor parents

    Sep 23, 2011

    Soldier and Family Assistance Program Managers from the 2nd Recruiting Brigade got a surprise meet and greet from parents of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Paul Smith.

  • Four-Person Pushup

    Sep 23, 2011

  • Army Promotes Fitness at Auburn High

    Sep 22, 2011

    The Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion conducted a fitness promotion at Auburn High School in Rockford, Ill., Sept. 13.

  • Chicago Battalion NCOs stay Army Strong with Combatives training

    Sep 19, 2011

    To help the Chicago Soldiers maintain their fighting edge and fulfill the Army training requirements, the Battalion trainers coordinated with a local Military Police (MP) Reserve unit to provide the Level One Basic Combatives Course.

  • Maryland program develops phone app to connect with prospects

    Sep 16, 2011

    After noticing the number of students using smart phones around the University of Maryland campus, the professor of military science pushed for an phone application as a way to promote the Army ROTC program and opportunities for young people to serve.

  • JROTC drill competition format revamped

    Sep 16, 2011

    Instead of two region meets, Army JROTC will hold a single national competition in 2012.

  • USAMU Soldier awarded for leadership

    Sep 14, 2011

    A noncommissioned officer from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit was awarded the prestigious U.S. Army Accessions Command Leadership Legacy Award Aug. 30 at the Patton Roundhouse on Hook Range. Sgt. 1st Class Kyle Ward was presented the award by Command Sgt. Maj. Israel Talamantez, USAAC.

  • South Carolina Remembers and Honors

    Sep 13, 2011

    ceremony honored 47 South Carolina first responders, who gave their lives in the line of duty since the September 11, 2001 tragedy. A memorial dedicated to their memory was unveiled.

  • Chase-bound Newman prepared for heavyweight battle

    Sep 13, 2011

    U.S. Army driver Ryan Newman is one of the combatants in what is shaping up to be a heavyweight bout as NASCAR's top-12 drivers are primed to battle it out in the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

  • Tae Kwon Do Black Belt Instructors Becoming Army Strong

    Sep 2, 2011

    At first glance, recent Chicago Battalion Army enlistees Christopher Lee and Henry Lee (not related) seem like average Future Soldiers. It's what Christopher and Henry do at work and for fun that makes them special. Both Future Soldiers are Third Degree Black Belt Tae Kwon Do martial arts instructors.

  • U.S. Army Racing makes NHRA'S 'Top 20 Greatest Moment' List

    Aug 23, 2011

    Drag racing fans have now narrowed the NHRA's Greatest Moments from 60 to 20 and U.S. Army Racing holds two spots on the coveted list, which was announced Monday following the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals here at Brainerd International Raceway.

  • Army Strong Family Legacy

    Aug 23, 2011

    An Army Strong Family legacy was born when Ryan Asta raised his right hand and cited the U.S. Army enlistment oath in the presence of his father in Albuquerque, N. M., July 28.

  • Schumacher seeking first trophy of year

    Aug 16, 2011

    Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher is enthused by his U.S. Army team's performance as it looks ahead to this weekend's Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, Minn.

  • 238-154 Equals becoming a Soldier

    Aug 15, 2011

    When Kristen Dross first spoke with a recruiter about joining the Army she weighed 238 pounds. Nearly a year after talking with that recruiter the Florida State University grad lost 84 pounds; she leaves for Basic Training at the end of the month.

  • Inaugural Army Strong Collegiate Shooting Championships slated for March

    Aug 12, 2011

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit is excited to announce that the inaugural Army Strong Collegiate Shooting Championships, on course to be the biggest multiple-discipline, shoulder-to-shoulder gathering of collegiate and junior shooters in the history of competitive shooting, will commence next March 13-18 here at Fort Benning. The dynamic format will draw the top college and junior shooters from the entire country competing in four distinct championships: the National Rifle Association Intercollegiate Pistol Championships; the NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship; the Scholastic Steel Challenge Collegiate Championship; and the Scholastic Clay Target Program Challenge.

  • North Bay Recruiting Company Teen Shines in Leadership Role

    Aug 12, 2011

    California teen Brandon Matel was surfing the Internet when he came across an application for an Accessions Command Teen Panel. Matel felt he would be a good fit for the panel because of his confidence and leadership, so he applied.

  • Army interns aid in recruiting aspiring scientists

    Aug 11, 2011

    U.S. Army engineering interns are using their expertise to boost student interest in science and technology. College students working this summer here at Edgewood Chemical Biological Center are helping to design the Army’s first recruiting project geared specifically toward civilian science and engineering positions.

  • Army begins using QR code to provide more information

    Aug 11, 2011

    To remain on the cutting edge and stay relevant to today's youth, and tech-minded grown-ups, the U.S. Army has kept pace with the tech surge. The Army has a presence on YouTube, Flickr, MySpace, Facebook and Twitter, and is now embracing QR Codes.

  • Soldiers, Reserve Ambassador, Mayor Mentor Teen Hoping to Attend West Point

    Aug 11, 2011

    A little over a year ago, 13-year-old Jacob Paniccia approached Staff Sgt. Victor Pedraza about his goal to attend the U.S. Military Academy. This year's Army Birthday celebration at the same station, was the perfect venue to bring Jacob and his mom together with Soldiers, the Army Reserve Ambassador and Mayor of Fairfield, to give him advice on achieving that goal.

  • Soldier on Recruiting Duty helps rescue mom, baby

    Aug 10, 2011

    June 22 would prove to be no ordinary day for Staff Sgt. Scott Thompson, a Soldier on Recruiting Duty at the Yuba City Army Career Center. He was on his way to work when he saw a big cloud of dust on the side of the road. At first, he thought it might have been a tractor kicking up dust. Fortunately for Annie Severe of Manteca, Thompson did pull over when he noticed a lot of spectators and saw that Severe’s sport utility vehicle was resting upside down in a ditch of shallow murky water just off the road.

  • Culinary Educators Give Army Chef 5 Stars

    Aug 8, 2011

    The Phoenix Battalion brings some Army spice to the Arizona Career and Technical Education summer conference with a culinary arts TAIR presentation that received accolades from high school culinary educators.

  • Special Forces recruiters prep Fort Bliss Soldiers for SFAS

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT BLISS, Texas (July 26, 2011) -- There are 79 Special Forces recruiters in the Army, whose job includes accepting applications, answering questions and briefing Soldiers on the SF career field. For Sgts. 1st Class Rob Usnick, John Ranger and Travis Evans, Special Forces recruiters for Fort Bliss, their job goes beyond signing up candidates. Usnick and Ranger have committed themselves to mentoring and training with those interested in joining the elite ranks that include Special Forces operators, Cultural Support Teams and Military Information Support Operations.

  • Recruiting Command - An Incredibly Rewarding Assignment

    Aug 3, 2011

    Former USAREC deputy commanding general considers USAREC second most rewarding assignment of 28-year career.

  • Phoenix Battalion volunteers help community

    Aug 3, 2011

  • Illinois Brothers fulfill lifelong dream, join Army

    Aug 2, 2011

    Illinois brothers join Army together

  • Army launches students into future to recruit young scientists

    Aug 1, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., August 1, 2011 -- Students taking part in U.S. Army All-American Bowl activities will be instantly transported to 2032 amid terrorist attacks and civil unrest. They will join a team of U.S. Army Soldiers and civilian scientists to design new technologies to protect lives and defeat the threat. An immersive, high-tech portal will deliver students directly into the Army's high-tech world.

  • Spirit of America Takes Center Stage this September

    Jul 28, 2011

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington invites you to experience The U.S. Army's Spirit of America, a free, action-packed show performed by more than 300 U.S. Army Soldiers, in Washington, D.C., North Charleston, S.C., and Jacksonville, Fla., this September.

  • Enlisted class first to receive college degrees for military training

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Twenty-two enlisted service members made history as the first graduating class to receive civilian associate degrees for completing military training during a July 22 ceremony at Anderson Hall.

  • Baltimore Recruiting Battalion welcomes new Army commander

    Jul 28, 2011

    Army Lt. Col. Thomas M. Fife assumed command of the Baltimore Recruiting Battalion during a change of command ceremony Friday at McGill Training Center.

  • Phoenix Area Recruiters Assist Community During Monument Fire

    Jul 27, 2011

    Phoenix Battalion recruiters assist community during Monument Fire.

  • 82nd CAB Pilot encourages African Americans to seek commissions

    Jul 26, 2011

    82nd Combat Aviation Brigade pilot, 1st Lt Curtis Dotson, discusses the benefits and opportunities available to African American men and women seeking to become U.S. Army officers, July 12, at Simmons Army Airfield. Dotson was among four officers in the brigade interviewed for a U.S. Army Accessions Command advertising campaign.

  • Golden Knights lead Team USA at CISM Military World Games

    Jul 26, 2011

    The U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team won four medals, including gold in the coveted women's overall country competition, to lead Team USA athletes at the 5th CISM Military World Games.

  • Jacksonville Battalion stage Station Commander Training and Team Building on the St. John's River

    Jul 21, 2011

    Jacksonville Battalion conducts semi-annual Station Commander training in June in Jacksonville emphasizing team building and professional development among leaders. Company and station commanders tested critical skills and challenged one another to physical and mental performance tests.

  • Newman takes Army to Victory Lane

    Jul 19, 2011

    Ryan Newman has been the driver of the U.S. Army Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing for almost three seasons on the Sprint Cup circuit. On Sunday, Newman took the Army to Victory Lane for the first time since 2004.

  • Recruiter Remembers Roots with Military Blood Drive

    Jul 19, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class James Williams hosts an Armed Services Blood Program blood drive at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Army launches students into future to recruit young scientists

    Jul 18, 2011

    The Army is building the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Innovation Asset, a recruiting effort designed to attract and engage aspiring young scientists, officials announced July 18, 2011.

  • Recruiter saves life, earns award

    Jul 15, 2011

    When Staff Sgt. Marcus A. Stone saw cars braking and swerving suddenly ahead of him on Interstate 35 East in Dallas, he knew something bad had just happened on the freeway he was driving on. In the minutes that followed, Stone prevented what would have surely been a deadly accident, when he pulled a victim from a burning vehicle.

  • 400th Signing Marks Milestone for U.S. Army’s Partnership for Youth Success Program

    Jul 15, 2011

    The U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program recently celebrated its 400th partnership signing with Aaron’s, Inc. during the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. The program, which began in 2000, guarantees a Soldier an interview with a PaYS partner employer once a Soldier decides to enter the civilian workforce again.

  • Soldier combines ‘AIRBORNE!,’ recruiting to tell the Army story

    Jul 13, 2011

    Army Recruiter Staff Sgt. Joseph Tremblay, from the Harrisburg Opportunity Center, shares his experiences as an Airborne Soldier and former instructor at the U.S. Army Airborne School to design and teach airborne training sessions in the communities surrounding Harrisburg, Pa.

  • Turning Mid-Western Icons into Branded Army Advocates

    Jul 13, 2011

    Barn Advertising within Cleveland Recruiting Battalion

  • Station Commander Models Recruiting After Infantry

    Jul 12, 2011

    The Dixon and Dekalb, Ill., station commander reflects on how the infantry is a good approach to recruiting. Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Lopez was selected as the station commander of the month for May in the Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion.

  • Videos provide a behind-the-scenes look at Fort Benning's Infantry One Station Unit Training program

    Jul 7, 2011

    In an effort to provide potential prospects, new Army recruits and their supporters with a comprehensive look at Fort Benning’s Infantry One Station Unit Training program, U.S. Army Accessions Command recently published five brief video segments showcasing a range of activities, including the Confidence Course, the Gas Chamber, the Turning Blue ceremony and OSUT graduation.

  • Harrisburg recruiters instill ‘AIRBORNE!’ to Civil Air Patrol cadets

    Jul 7, 2011

    Recruiters from the Harrisburg Opportunity Center, taught an Army Airborne class June 29 for 15 cadets from the Civil Air Patrol Harrisburg International Composite Squadron 306 on the on the 193rd Special Operations Wing Pennsylvania Air National Guard Base.

  • Recruiting Command Farewells/Welcomes Deputy CG

    Jul 7, 2011

    The U.S. Army Recruiting Command's new deputy commanding general and his family are no strangers to Kentucky or Fort Knox.

  • Future Soldiers Redefine Country Hit

    Jun 30, 2011

    Major country music festival hosts future service members for an oath of enlistment ceremony.

  • Army Recruiter Frank Makes Alabama Relief Personal

    Jun 30, 2011

    Army recruiter uses personal time to gather items for Alabama tornado victims.

  • Army Recruiting Unites Grade-School Buddies

    Jun 29, 2011

    Grade school buddies reunite after a decade during an Army recruiting event.

  • Winning Community Support

    Jun 29, 2011

    The Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion signed community covenants with the cities of Fond du Lac and Greenfield; and formalized a partnership with the local district Kiwanis International.

  • Top Army Junior ROTC cadets compete in National Academic Bowl

    Jun 28, 2011

    More than 18,000 Army JROTC cadets competed in a national academic competition, with only 41 continuing on to compete in the Tri-Service Academic Bowl championship held at George Mason University, here, June 24-28, 2011, in conjunction with the annual Army JROTC Leadership Conference.

  • Recruiting Battalion Gives High School Football Teams Chance to Compete

    Jun 27, 2011

    The Harrisburg Army Recruiting Battalion sponsored the Second Annual Army STRONG Tour - Pennsylvania Passing League - East Division tournament June 25 at Susquehanna Township High School in Harrisburg, Pa., and the West Division tournament June 11 at Gateway High School in Monroeville, Pa. This is the second straight year that the battalion and The Sports News Flash Radio Network were the title sponsors for both divisions.

  • Persistence Pays Off for Texas Recruit

    Jun 27, 2011

    Months of exercise, paperwork mistakes, bad weather and endless trips to the doctor's office; at times it seemed the fates had arrayed themselves against Ross Tanner and his dream of enlisting in the Army.

  • Chaplain corps focuses on different type of fitness

    Jun 21, 2011

    Cadets at Army ROTC's Leader's Training Course, Fort Knox, Ky., have a chaplain team available to ensure their spiritual fitness.

  • New York City Hails U.S. Army Future Soldiers at First ‘Our Community Salutes of Brooklyn’

    Jun 20, 2011

    For many college-bound high school graduates, freshman orientations and term papers are on the horizon, yet for some New York City and Long Island-based seniors, they are rewriting graduation traditions by pursuing a different pathway to their future through service in the U.S. Armed Forces.

  • Army Organizations Recognized for Civilian Education Efforts

    Jun 16, 2011

    The top three winners of the Army Management Staff College (AMSC) Excellence in Education Award were recognized June 15th for their organizations achievements in Civilian Education. First place was the Center for Army Analysis (CAA) on Fort Belvoir, second place went to the US Army Communications Electronics Command (CECOM), Software Engineering Center, and third place winner was the US Army Material Command, Lake City Army Ammunition Plant.

  • ‘Cooking for Real’ Goes Green

    Jun 16, 2011

    Sunny Anderson, host of Food Network’s “Cooking for Real” show, visited forts Lee and Bragg, N.C. to show America that behind every great Soldier is a good meal.

  • Aurora, Illinois Army Birthday Celebration

    Jun 15, 2011

    AURORA, Ill. - Sergeant First Class Stacy Muse, Commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Station Aurora, along with Sergeant Jason Hardman and Sergeant David Lunebach celebrate the U.S. Army's 236th Birthday with Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner and other city council members in City Hall.

  • Future Soldiers celebrate Army's birthday at the minor leagues

    Jun 14, 2011

    The U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion - Harrisburg, Pa., hosted Army birthday bashes at minor league baseball games June 12 and 14 to celebrate the U.S. Army’s 236th Birthday. These events also included throwing the first pitch and providing a color guard for the National Anthem. Birthday bashes were held with the Harrisburg Senators and Reading Phillies June 12, and with the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs June 14.

  • High School senior earns 1st Army Iron Man title

    Jun 6, 2011

    This article is unique in that this was the first football season that the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion - Harrisburg held a 10-week statewide campaign to recognize the best two-way high school football player in Pennsylvania - Army Iron Man of the Year for Pennsylvania. Wide Receiver Derek Durand, a senior from Freeport Area Senior High School in Sarver, Pa., is the first Army Iron Man of the Year for Pa. He was presented with a championship-quality ring May 31 during his school end-of-year-award ceremony. The Jostens, Inc, the legendary jeweler of championship rings worn by the greatest athletes in the world, worked with the U.S. Army to design a unique, one-of-a-kind ring for the Army Iron Man of the Year.

  • U.S. Army Essay Winners Earn $1,000, $500, $300 Savings Bonds

    Jun 6, 2011

    The U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion - Harrisburg cosponsored with the Professional Journalists' Keystone Pro Chapter the first U.S. Army Youth LDRSHIP Essay Contest for juniors and seniors throughout Pennsylvania. The essay winners received the savings bonds to use for their post-secondary education. The contest was centered on one question. How did their high school experiences prepare them for their future goals? In answering, students had to include at least one of the Army’s Core Values " Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless-Service, Honor, Integrity and Personal Courage " in short form LDRSHIP.

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