"Providing Soldiers who Provide the Strength!"
As a member of USAREC you join a carefully selected team of dedicated professionals who
sustain an All-Volunteer Army. Enabled by leading edge technologies and premier recruiting
practices, we establish and maintain enduring relationships with Centers of Influence, Future
Soldiers, Families, and American Public. As the Army’s trusted ambassador to the American
people USAREC recruits Soldiers; officers, warrant officers and enlisted to meet the needs of an
expeditionary Army. It begins the transformation from civilian to Soldier, acts as the Army’s liaison
with the American people, and does all with integrity and professionalism that clearly
demonstrates the Warrior Ethos and Army Values. The command remains relevant and ready to
provide the strength for our Army, today and into the future.
Qualifications IAW AR 601-1
(a) U.S. citizenship
(b) Be a high school graduate with diploma or have 30 semester hours of college with a high
school General Education Development (GED) transcript. College Level Entrance Program and
Department of the Army Non-Resident Testing Education System (DANTES) credits may apply to
30 semester hours of college. Military service credit does not apply. (W)
(c) Have a minimum general technical (GT) score of 110 (waiver authorized with GT score of 100
or GT score of 95 with a skilled-technical (ST) score of 95).
(d) Meet the age standard: Be at least 21 years old, but not older than 35 at time of selection. (W)
(e) Must have 12 months on station if in CONUS. If OCONUS, you must have 6-10 months are
remaining until DEROS for short tour areas and 6-12 months remaining for long tour areas.
(f) Have completed at least 1 year of service since reclassification
(g) Have 3 years Time in Service (TIS) remaining after completion of the Army Recruiting Course
(h) Have at least 4 years Time in Service (TIS) and not exceed the following Time in Grade (TIG)
or TIS standards:
(1) SSG (P) or SFC: Maximum 2 years TIG and 14 years TIS. (W)
(2) SGT(P) or SSG: Maximum 12 years TIS (W)
(3) SGT: Maximum 10 years TIS
*note TIS of 16 years and above is non waiverable, also TIS for SGT is non waiverable due to
(i) Meet NCOES requirements: Warrior Leader Course Completion
(j) Meet the height/weight standards of AR 600-9 or be within body fat limits
(k) No AWOL or lost time during the current enlistment or in the past 3 years, whichever is longer
(l) Not currently assigned to a Military Entrance Processing Command (MEPCOM) testing section
(m) Minimum profile (PULHES) standard of 132221. No shaving profiles are authorized
(n) Have a valid civilian driver's license with no record of careless, reckless or unsafe driving
(o) No bankruptcy within the past three years, no current credit problems, and adequate
(p) Not currently nor have previously enrolled in the past 12 months in a drug or alcohol
dependency intervention program of any type. No alcohol or drug related incidents within the past
5 years such as DUI, DWI, or drunk and disorderly.
(q) No law violations such as courts martial, felonies or moral/integrity violations
(r) No marital, emotional, medical, or family problems that would hamper duty performance
(s) Not have more family members (spouse included) than: 2 for SGT, 3 for SGT(P), 4 for SSG
and 5 for SFC (W)
(t) Cannot be a single parent. (This is currently can be waived on a case by case basis, must
provide family care plan) (W)
(u) Cannot be pregnant at time of attendance at the Army Recruiting Course (ARC)
(1) Tattoos or brands anywhere on the head, face, and neck above the class A uniform collar are
(2) Tattoos or brands that are extremist, indecent, sexist, or racist are prohibited, regardless of
location on the body, as they are prejudicial to good order and discipline within units.
(a) Extremist tattoos or brands are those affiliated with, depicting, or symbolizing extremist
philosophies, organizations, or activities. Extremist philosophies, organizations, and activities are
those which advocate racial, gender or ethnic hatred or intolerance; advocate, create, or engage
in illegal discrimination based on race, color, gender, ethnicity, religion, or national origin; or
advocate violence or other unlawful means of depriving individual rights under the U.S
Constitution, Federal, or State law (see para 4–12, AR 600–20).
(b) Indecent tattoos or brands are those that are grossly offensive to modesty, decency, or
propriety; shock the moral sense because of their vulgar, filthy, or disgusting nature or tendency
to incite lustful thought; or tend reasonably to corrupt morals or incite libidinous thoughts.
(c) Sexist tattoos or brands are those that advocate a philosophy that degrades or demeans a
person based on gender, but that may not meet the same definition of “indecent.”
(d) Racist tattoos or brands are those that advocate a philosophy that degrades or demeans a
person based on race, ethnicity, or national origin.
Note: Requirements followed by (W) can be waived on a case-by-case basis.
Email the USAREC RTR Team at: email@example.com or if assigned to
an installation/unit listed below, please email your locally assigned USAREC Division Outreach
NCO for information on how to VOLUNTEER.
Division Location Email
4th Inf Div Fort Carson, CO ---------- firstname.lastname@example.org
10th Mtn Div Fort Drum, NY ----- email@example.com
3rd Inf Div Fort Stewart, GA ------ firstname.lastname@example.org
I Corps Fort Lewis, WA ------------ email@example.com
101st Abn Div Fort Campbell, KY firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Inf Div Fort Riley, KS ----------- email@example.com
18th Abn Corps Fort Bragg, NC -- firstname.lastname@example.org
82nd Abn Div Fort Bragg, NC ----- email@example.com
MEDCOM Fort Sam, TX ------------ firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Cav Div Fort Hood, TX --------- email@example.com
1st Ar Div Fort Bliss, TX ------------ firstname.lastname@example.org
III Corps Fort Hood, TX ------------- email@example.com
You can download the interview and apply while you are deployed, if you are within 120 days of
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