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Guard’s Past, Present, Future, Linked in Vice Chief’s New York Visit
December 18, 2023
Air Force Lt. Gen. Marc Sasseville, vice chief of the National Guard Bureau, administers the Oath of Enlistment to New York National Guard enlistees at the Fort Hamilton Military Enlistment Processing Station, Brooklyn, New York, Dec. 13, 2023. Sasseville visited New York Guardsmen at multiple locations across the city.

National Guard Chief Recognizes New York Guard Recruiters
May 12, 2023
Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, presents a coin to Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Moseman in Saratoga Springs, New York, May 10, 2023. National Guard Bureau leaders recognized recognize recruiters for making New York the only state to exceed its recruiting goals for the year.

Army Guard Conference Highlights Recruiting Tips, Challenges
March 30, 2023
Master Sgt. Christopher Sehy, a recruiter with the Utah Army National Guard, embraces his wife, Crystal, as he receives the Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Noncommissioned Officer of the Year award from Maj. Gen. John Andonie, left, deputy director of the Army National Guard, during the Director’s Strength Maintenance Awards and Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 23, 2023. The conference brings together Army Guard recruiting team chiefs and the top Army Guard recruiters for training sessions and networking opportunities to tackle the challenges of recruiting.

Pre-enlistment Course Helps Turn Recruits into Soldiers
December 21, 2022
The U.S. Army started a Future Soldier Preparatory Course program at Fort Jackson, S.C., to help America’s youth overcome academic and physical fitness barriers to service so they can earn the opportunity to join the Army. Since the inception of the three-week course in early August , the National Guard has referred over 500 potential recruits to the pre-enlistment program, with 301 on standby.

Army Guard ad campaign recruits ‘next greatest generation’
January 27, 2021
Still image from "The Next Greatest Generation is Now" campaign video.

Army National Guard exceeds strength goals for fiscal year
October 27, 2020
Sgt. 1st Class Edward Santiago, a drill sergeant with the New Jersey Army National Guard’s Recruit Sustainment Battalion, instructs New Jersey Army Guard recruits at the New Jersey National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt, N.J. More than 43,000 people enlisted in the Army National Guard in fiscal year 2020. That, combined with a 101% retention rate and more than 4,100 transitions from the active component to the Army Guard, allowed the Army Guard to meet its congressionally mandated end strength of 336,000 Soldiers.

Michigan Guard finding new ways to recruit in COVID-19 era
April 27, 2020
Sgt. First Class Jason Brautigam, left, and Staff Sgt. Michael Perry, recruiting and retention noncommissioned officers, Michigan Army National Guard, conduct a question-and-answer session via the internet due to social distancing restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dowagiac, Michigan, April 24, 2020.