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  • Exploring GoArmyAdvocates Tools and Resources

    GoArmyAdvocates is designed to keep you up-to-date on programs and initiatives both nationally and locally that support the U.S. Army mission. The site profiles Army READ MORE >

  • The U.S. Army Partners with Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to Host High School Counselors Seminar

    The U.S. Army and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) conducted the first-ever High School Counselors Seminar on Friday, Aug. 16 at the READ MORE >

  • U.S. Army Hosts a Strengthening America’s Youth Committee Leadership Meeting Focusing on STEM Education

    On July 31, 2013, the U.S. Army hosted the Strengthening America’s Youth (SAY) Leadership Meeting at Fort Myer, Virginia. The U.S. Army Marketing and Research READ MORE >

Advocate Spotlight

  • Richard Roybal FINAL

    NAME: Richard Roybal
    CITY/STATE: Washington, D.C.
    TITLE: Executive Director
    ORGANIZATION: LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC)

    I currently serve as the executive director of LULAC National Educational Service Centers Inc. (LNESC), the education arm of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). I have more than 30 years of experience working with LNESC and in the field of education.


Army Strong Stories

  • West became the first African American women to serve as Army surgeon general.

    February 11, 2016 | Fred Hermstein

    West became the first African American to serve as Army surgeon general when she assumed the position Dec. 11. With her promotion, she became the Army's first black woman to hold the rank of lieutenant general and the highest-ranking woman of a... READ MORE >

  • Qualified active duty recruits may be eligible for up to $40,000 in bonuses.

    February 10, 2016 | Fred Hermstein

    BONUSES: EARNING EXTRA MONEY In addition to Basic Pay and Drill Pay, Soldiers have many opportunities to earn additional money. These one-time bonuses are available if you choose a specific Army job, complete special training, or if you have prio... READ MORE >

  • Airborne Soldiers have a long and distinguished tradition

    February 10, 2016 | Fred Hermstein

    Becoming a paratrooper at Airborne School is a unique experience requiring special dedication and a desire to be challenged mentally and physically. This three-week course, also known as Basic Airborne Course, teaches Soldiers the techniques involv... READ MORE >