Army Recruiting Command

@ArmyRecruiting | The U.S. Army Recruiting Command, located at Fort Knox, Ky., is responsible for manning both the active Army and the Army Reserve, ensuring security and readiness for our Nation. Recruiting operations are conducted throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and at U.S. facilities in Germany and Asia.

She lost 110 pounds to join the Army

The phone call was short, and not at all sweet.

"Do you weigh more than 160 pounds?" the voice on the other end asked Karyna Douglass.

"Yeah, I know I do," she replied.

And that was it. Douglass' call to the local Navy recruiting center lasted less than five minutes.

"I felt horrible," she remembers. …


Military recruitment stable despite draw down

As a new year approaches, local military recruitment officials are discussing the benefits of enlisting and how recruitment has been nationally and …


Staff Sgt. Michael Trantham, family picked for Sears Heroes at Home

Staff Sgt. Michael Trantham and his family had no idea Christmas was coming early for them this year. The Louisiana father of four who serves at Fort …


Todd Kelly Jr. headed to Army All-American Bowl

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WBIR)-- He's a repeat Mr. Football winner and will play for another state championship on Thursday. Webb's Todd Kelly Jr. was …

Techies, Uncle Sam wants you for the U.S. Army

Can you provide a computerized system that automatically performs name comparisons and also can detect relationships with other names?

Can you design a platform that accesses the news media from anywhere in the world, mines it for files of interest and then provides real-time operational data from …

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Mission complete: 100 pounds gone, U.S. Army here she comes


Karyna Douglass is on a mission. She dreamed of joining the army, but when she found out she didn't meet the weight …

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Combat veteran enters battle to help families in turmoil | Article


TMC Transportation partners with U.S. Army in recruiting program

Posted in Blog on November 14, 2013

by TMC Transportation | Guest Blogger

Des Moines, Iowa– Representatives of the U.S. Army and TMC Transportation


Study finds student veterans thriving in higher education

A recently released study which included veterans at Texas A&M has found that service men and women are thriving in higher education.

The study …

Higher Education

Keystone field hockey earns NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award

First Posted: 7/8/2014 Michael and Nicholas Yuhas, sons of Rita Yuhas, of Duryea and the late Robert Yuhas, graduated from …

September 17th, 2015 …

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Hiring Veterans

Military vets make excellent employees, say schools and trucking companies

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Army Eyes New Standards for Women in Combat

The U.S. Army general in charge of training recently wrote about the service's examination of gender neutral standards to open the infantry and other …


Recruiter Journal - November-December 2013

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New Immigration Hope For Military Dependents, But Enlistment Hurdles Remain

Ivan and Mireya Moya, a couple in San Antonio, benefited from the parole in place policy that was formalized in an official memorandum last …


U.S. Army recruits take oath at Knott's

BUENA PARK – With an American flag posted to their right, a Christmas tree standing to their left and Christmas wreaths draped across the stage, 72 …

Recruiter Loves To Clown Around in Free Time | Article


Sex assaults not scaring off recruits

Rep. Jackie Speier has been telling every academy recruit she meets and their parents the same thing for years — that sexual assault in the military is rampant.

But not a single woman she’s talked to has ever changed her mind about joining.

“This is a $400,000 scholarship,” said Speier (D-Calif.) of …