USAREC, 3rd Medical Recruiting Battalion, KY$
Headquarters, United States Army Recruiting
Command (HQ USAREC) is located on Fort Knox, Kentucky, approximately 31 miles
south of Louisville. The USAREC Commander, a Major General, is assisted by two
Deputy Commanding Generals (Brigadier Generals.) Recruiting Command is a field
operating agency under the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel.
More than 600 military and civilian personnel work in the Headquarters staff
activities of personnel, administration, logistics, budget, and information
management, plus several specialized functions such as advertising, market
research and analysis, and recruiting operations. Another element of USAREC is
the United States Recruiting Support Brigade(RSBde), located on Fort Knox. It
provides audiovisual assistance in support of recruiting and operates the Army
exhibit team which travels throughout the United States telling the Army story
with exhibits at shopping centers, high schools, fairs,conventions, and other
public facilities and events. Army recruiting operations are conducted
throughout the United States, in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American
Samoa, and at U.S. facilities in Panama, Europe, and Asia. The Recruiting
Command's major subordinate headquarters include five recruiting brigades. Each
brigade commands and controls up to nine recruiting battalions in its geographic
area for a total of 41 battalions. Each battalion in turn commands the
recruiting companies in its area. Currently, 243 companies provide the tactical
control of our field recruiters.
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