USAREC Leadership to Discuss Reconnecting America and the Military at AUSA Annual Meeting | Article


The BC Recruiting Battalion, in partnership with the 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment, hosted a recruiting event for future soldiers. The event featured the U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights. (Photo by 1st Lt. Sydney Thorpe)
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The Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting will be held Oct. 10-12 and will cover a wide range of topics related to professional development, memberships, force modernization and people first.

Maj. Gen. Johnny Davis, commanding general of U.S. Army Recruiting Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. John Foley, command sergeant major, USAREC, will moderate the Warriors Corner discussion “Reconnecting America and the Army,” which will highlight how the Army is working to bridge the gap between America and the military and to restore public confidence.

The discussion will focus on the Army’s efforts to get back to basics in recruiting as it adjusts recruiting methods post-pandemic. This includes greater in-person interaction with high schools, tech schools, colleges and universities, and other local communities.

Davis and Foley will also talk about how TRADOC works to engage the military by working with veteran service organizations and employing civilian aides to the Secretary of the Army and Army Reserve Ambassadors. army.

American businesses, first responders and the military are competing for qualified people in a highly competitive job market, but the military has a “must win” mission.

As the military competes in America’s war for talent, new membership initiatives are taking center stage, such as the Future Soldier Preparation Course, a new program that invests in America’s youth through a new path of service that allows them to overcome academic and physical difficulties. barriers to serving.

The Army also leverages the support of veterans to inspire younger generation service and works with the Partnering for Your Success and Soldier for Life teams to increase career and leadership development opportunities.

These organizations help connect America to its military through public-private partnerships to provide opportunities for soldiers when they leave active duty. Soldiers represent the military as citizens and share their stories with their civilian counterparts. The industry gives them a solid career foundation for life after active duty.

The event will take place on Monday, October 10 from 12:50 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Hall D of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The discussion will also be streamed live on the TRADOC Facebook page and on DVIDS.

AUSA will feature other events focused on the accession mission, including the Contemporary Military Forum “In a War for Talent: Recruitment, Retention and Opportunity,” to be held on Wednesday, October 12 at 1:30 p.m.


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