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Oct. 1, 2018

Face of Defense: Marine Recruiter Brings Opportunities to Hometown Youth

Marine Corps Sgt. Edwin Carranza takes pride in recruiting new Marines from his hometown of San Luis, Arizona.

Sept. 14, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Recruiter Shares ‘Formula’ for Success

Hard-driving enlisted recruiter Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Sotocora is among Navy Recruiting District Miami’s top producers.

Aug. 22, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Recruiter Embraces American Ideals

Serving in the military provides the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than yourself, and to be a positive influence, said Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Caroline Ballad, a reservist currently serving on active duty as a recruiter at the Navy Talent Acquisition Group Rocky Mountain Utah Division.

July 16, 2018

Face of Defense: Sailor Enjoys Challenges, Lifestyle of Recruiting Duty

Future sailors walk into a Navy recruiting station seeking a way forward. If they take that step in Deland, Fla., they’ll be greeted by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Abbe Beaston, a quartermaster and a member of the Navy Recruiting District Jacksonville recruiting team. She’s a sailor who can relate.

April 13, 2018

Military Leaders Highlight Efforts, Challenges in Recruiting, Retention

Senior military personnel officers described to a House panel efforts to recruit and retain the best talent, while outlining challenges the military faces due to the competitive civilian job market.

Jan. 31, 2018

Face of Defense: Marine Recruiter Volunteers for Father-Daughter Dance

Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Brian D. Raney, a recruiter stationed with Recruiting Station Nashville, 6th Marine Corps District, volunteered to take fatherless Raven Campbell to dinner and to the annual Girl Scout father-daughter dance in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Nov. 16, 2017

Army Chief: No Reduction of Standards to Meet Recruiting Goals

Despite news to the contrary, the Army will not be recruiting bipolar personnel, even if those individuals apply for a waiver, the Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley said.

Nov. 9, 2017

Times Square Recruiting Station Reopens After Renovation

Representatives of all U.S. military services will be on hand for the grand reopening of the busiest walk-in recruiting station in the country at the “crossroads of the world,” Times Square, New York City.

Oct. 6, 2017

Navy Participates in STEM Event at Rio Grande Valley Campus

Sailors participated in Student Leadership Day and Latina Day during this week's observance of Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week on the campus of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

March 23, 2017

Army Looks to $200M in Bonuses to Attract More Recruits

In an effort to achieve Army Recruiting Command's "largest within-year mission increase ever," the Army is offering $200 million in enlistment incentive bonuses for future soldiers heading to specialties that especially need to be filled, said Army Brig. Gen. Donna W. Martin, USAREC’s deputy commander. The bonuses took effect Jan. 26, and the total amount offered is the largest in five years.

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