U.S. Army Recruiting Chicago

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Operating as usual

12/30/2021
Cadence.mp4

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #2 post is from February.

Who amongst us doesn't love a good cadence? #ArmyTeamChicago

#JoinUs to experience the real thing.

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #3 post is from August."What are your goals...
12/29/2021

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #3 post is from August.

"What are your goals in life? Lead? Or be led? Decide for yourself in the #Army like Gen. George S. Patton Jr. did. Who said your #ThrowbackThursday quote?

#JoinUs #Goarmy #PeopleFirst #WhyIServe #patton #motivationalquote"

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #3 post is from August.

"What are your goals in life? Lead? Or be led? Decide for yourself in the #Army like Gen. George S. Patton Jr. did. Who said your #ThrowbackThursday quote?

#JoinUs #Goarmy #PeopleFirst #WhyIServe #patton #motivationalquote"

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #4 post is from January."Happy belated 99th...
12/28/2021

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #4 post is from January.

"Happy belated 99th birthday to American Icon Betty White.

Did you know Ms. White served during WWII as a member of the American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS)?

Betty White is also a native of the Village of Oak Park, Illinois

#ArmyTeamChicago #JoinUs"

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #4 post is from January.

"Happy belated 99th birthday to American Icon Betty White.

Did you know Ms. White served during WWII as a member of the American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS)?

Betty White is also a native of the Village of Oak Park, Illinois

#ArmyTeamChicago #JoinUs"

12/27/2021
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To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #5 post is from September.

"Have you ever wanted to work on the railroad? Well, did you know the #Army has a job for that? Become a Railway Operations Crewmember (88U) and learn to send and receive signals, coupling and uncoupling operations, and haul essential cargo. Talk to a recruiter today!

#JoinUs #goarmy #railroad #railway #recruiting"

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #6 post is from January."Throughout the yea...
12/26/2021

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #6 post is from January.

"Throughout the years, including 2021, Soldiers have spent holidays like New Year's Day and Christmas away from their families fighting for our country. They are not forgotten.

Pfc. Edmund Dill shares a gift he received from his wife with battle buddies, Pfc. Carl Anker and Sgt. Ted Bailey, in 1944 during WWII.

Photo courtesy U.S. Army Center of Military History."

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #6 post is from January.

"Throughout the years, including 2021, Soldiers have spent holidays like New Year's Day and Christmas away from their families fighting for our country. They are not forgotten.

Pfc. Edmund Dill shares a gift he received from his wife with battle buddies, Pfc. Carl Anker and Sgt. Ted Bailey, in 1944 during WWII.

Photo courtesy U.S. Army Center of Military History."

Of the many alliances and partnerships we've formed, this one may be the most important. Merry Christmas to all! #ArmyTe...
12/25/2021

Of the many alliances and partnerships we've formed, this one may be the most important. Merry Christmas to all! #ArmyTeam

Of the many alliances and partnerships we've formed, this one may be the most important. Merry Christmas to all! #ArmyTeam

12/24/2021
Machine gun drills

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #7 post is from October.

"Sometimes shooting is the easy part. #TrainWithTheBest #ArmyTeamChicago"

Today's #shoutout goes to Col. Ruby Bradley, a surgical nurse in the #Army and one of the most decorated women in U.S. m...
12/23/2021

Today's #shoutout goes to Col. Ruby Bradley, a surgical nurse in the #Army and one of the most decorated women in U.S. military history. She served as a hospital administrator in the Philippines during World War II before being taken as a prisoner of war just after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Despite these conditions, she continued to dedicate herself to healing and helping her fellow Soldiers. Thank you for your service ma'am.
To read more, check out https://www.uso.org/stories/2459-heroic-women-of-world-war-ii

#joinus #Soldier #nationalcertifiednursesday #saturdayshoutout #womenshistorymonth #womeninhistory US Army Recruiting Command (USAREC)

Today's #shoutout goes to Col. Ruby Bradley, a surgical nurse in the #Army and one of the most decorated women in U.S. military history. She served as a hospital administrator in the Philippines during World War II before being taken as a prisoner of war just after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Despite these conditions, she continued to dedicate herself to healing and helping her fellow Soldiers. Thank you for your service ma'am.
To read more, check out https://www.uso.org/stories/2459-heroic-women-of-world-war-ii

#joinus #Soldier #nationalcertifiednursesday #saturdayshoutout #womenshistorymonth #womeninhistory US Army Recruiting Command (USAREC)

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #9 post is from March."On this day in histo...
12/22/2021

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #9 post is from March.

"On this day in history in 1953, Fae Margaret Adams became the first woman physician appointed to the Regular Army Medical Corps and receive a commission, serving as a 1st lieutenant. Thank you for your service.

#joinus #thankyou #army #usarmy #tbt #thursdaythoughts #fyp #womeninhistory #womenshistorymonth"

To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #9 post is from March.

"On this day in history in 1953, Fae Margaret Adams became the first woman physician appointed to the Regular Army Medical Corps and receive a commission, serving as a 1st lieutenant. Thank you for your service.

#joinus #thankyou #army #usarmy #tbt #thursdaythoughts #fyp #womeninhistory #womenshistorymonth"

12/21/2021
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To close 2021 we want to take a look back at our best posts of the year. Our #10 post is from March.

"O, say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave on #NationalAnthemDay!

#patriot #joinus #womeninhistory #usa"

Is there anything better than being home for the holidays? #ArmyFamily
12/20/2021

Is there anything better than being home for the holidays? #ArmyFamily

Is there anything better than being home for the holidays? #ArmyFamily

Never too early to be ready! #ArmyTeamChicago #MondayMotivation
12/19/2021

Never too early to be ready! #ArmyTeamChicago #MondayMotivation

Never too early to be ready! #ArmyTeamChicago #MondayMotivation

What history will you make? #ArmyTeamChicago #JoinUs
12/17/2021

What history will you make? #ArmyTeamChicago #JoinUs

What history will you make? #ArmyTeamChicago #JoinUs

Are you ready to go beyond and make the experiences you'll remember forever? Talk to a recruiter and join the #ArmyTeam....
12/16/2021

Are you ready to go beyond and make the experiences you'll remember forever? Talk to a recruiter and join the #ArmyTeam.

#JoinUs #goarmy #limitless #fyp #travel

Are you ready to go beyond and make the experiences you'll remember forever? Talk to a recruiter and join the #ArmyTeam.

#JoinUs #goarmy #limitless #fyp #travel

And you thought your cell phone had a lot of cameras... #ArmyTech #ArmyTeamChicago
12/15/2021

And you thought your cell phone had a lot of cameras... #ArmyTech #ArmyTeamChicago

And you thought your cell phone had a lot of cameras... #ArmyTech #ArmyTeamChicago

Remember that your actions can inspire others. Be the best version of yourself - #JoinUs in the #Army.#goarmy #motivatio...
12/13/2021

Remember that your actions can inspire others. Be the best version of yourself - #JoinUs in the #Army.

#goarmy #motivation #Mondaymotivation #inspire

Remember that your actions can inspire others. Be the best version of yourself - #JoinUs in the #Army.

#goarmy #motivation #Mondaymotivation #inspire

Here's to reaching your goals at the end of the #rainbow. Happy #Sunday #JoinUs #Shoutout #shoutoutsunday #fyp #goarmy
12/12/2021

Here's to reaching your goals at the end of the #rainbow. Happy #Sunday

#JoinUs #Shoutout #shoutoutsunday #fyp #goarmy

Here's to reaching your goals at the end of the #rainbow. Happy #Sunday

#JoinUs #Shoutout #shoutoutsunday #fyp #goarmy

Enjoying the stars on a clear night. Interested in views like these? Talk to a recruiter today.#nighttimephotography #jo...
12/11/2021

Enjoying the stars on a clear night. Interested in views like these? Talk to a recruiter today.

#nighttimephotography #joinus #stars #astronomyday

Enjoying the stars on a clear night. Interested in views like these? Talk to a recruiter today.

#nighttimephotography #joinus #stars #astronomyday

Make an impact on a global level. #JoinUs #ArmyTeamChicago
12/10/2021

Make an impact on a global level. #JoinUs #ArmyTeamChicago

Make an impact on a global level. #JoinUs #ArmyTeamChicago

Who wore it better? "Like" for Army and "Comment" for Navy. #ArmyTeamChicago #GoArmyBeatNavy
12/09/2021

Who wore it better? "Like" for Army and "Comment" for Navy. #ArmyTeamChicago #GoArmyBeatNavy

Who wore it better? "Like" for Army and "Comment" for Navy. #ArmyTeamChicago #GoArmyBeatNavy

Are you ready to plan for your future? Plot a course for your success as a #FutureSoldier. #Travel, #pay, and #adventure...
12/08/2021

Are you ready to plan for your future? Plot a course for your success as a #FutureSoldier. #Travel, #pay, and #adventure are one phone call away. Talk to a recruiter today and join the #ArmyTeam.

#goarmy #joinus #friday #FutureSoldierFriday #fyp

Are you ready to plan for your future? Plot a course for your success as a #FutureSoldier. #Travel, #pay, and #adventure are one phone call away. Talk to a recruiter today and join the #ArmyTeam.

#goarmy #joinus #friday #FutureSoldierFriday #fyp

December 7, 1941— a date that has lived in infamy. We remember, and we are proud of our response that day and all the da...
12/07/2021

December 7, 1941— a date that has lived in infamy. We remember, and we are proud of our response that day and all the days that followed in WWII. #ArmyTeamChicago #PearlHarbor

December 7, 1941— a date that has lived in infamy. We remember, and we are proud of our response that day and all the days that followed in WWII. #ArmyTeamChicago #PearlHarbor

12/06/2021

OVERVIEW
As a Multimedia Illustrator, you’ll operate multimedia imaging equipment in order to produce visually stunning graphic artwork that will be used to promote the Army. The artwork you produce will be used in publications, signs, charts, posters, television, and motion picture productions.

REQUIREMENTS
• ASVAB Score:
Electronics (EL) - 93
Skilled Technical (ST) - 91

TRAINING
Job training for a Multimedia Illustrator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 31 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

SKILLS LEARNED
• Multimedia Imaging
• Graphic Art & Illustration
• Advertising

BENEFITS
• Paid training
• Montgomery GI Bill or Post 9/11 GI Bill
• Retirement benefits for full-time service
• Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
• 401(k)-type savings plan
• Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $65,000, for existing loans)
• Healthcare Benefits Available
• Housing and Meals Included
• For Active duty most non-prior service candidates will earn $1,785.00 to $2,330.00 a month.

12/06/2021

MOTOR TRANSPORT OPERATOR (88M)

OVERVIEW
Motor transport operators are primarily responsible for supervising or operating wheel vehicles to transport personnel and cargo. They are the backbone of the Army’s support and sustainment structure, providing advanced mobility on and off the battlefield.

JOB DUTIES
• Operate all wheel vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways
• Manage load, unload, and safety of personnel being transported
• Oversee and check proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers
• Employ convoy defense techniques
• Identify, correct or report all vehicle deficiencies
• Prepare vehicle for movement/shipment by air, rail or vessel

REQUIREMENTS
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

TRAINING
Job training for a motor transport operator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in simulation — yet over 200 training hours are spent in actual vehicles and field training environments.

HELPFUL SKILLS
• Experience in driver education
• Interest in driving and mechanics

REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Operators & Food (OF): 85

BENEFITS
• Paid training
• Education funding - Tuition Assistance,
GI Bill Program, Student Loan
Repayment, etc.
• 401(k)-type savings plan
• Healthcare Benefits included
• Housing and Meals included or
subsidized
• Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000
in coverage)
• Retirement benefits for full-time service
• Active duty non-prior service
candidates will start at $1,785.00 to
$2,330.00 a month.

12/06/2021

OVERVIEW
As a Petroleum Supply Specialist, you’ll supply the Army with the fuel it needs to maintain a state of readiness at all times. You’ll supervise and manage the reception, storage, and shipping of bulk or packaged petroleum-based products. You’ll oversee its use, dispense it to various vehicles and aircraft, and make sure it is being transported and handled safely. You will learn how refueling systems and equipment are assembled sequentially, perform quality assurance, and you’ll supply and store fuel from a variety of sources.

REQUIREMENTS
• ASVAB Score:
Clerical (CL) - 86
Operators & Food (OF) - 85

TRAINING
Job training for a Petroleum Supply Specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 11 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

SKILLS LEARNED
• Operating Refueling Systems
• Shop Mechanics
• Planning & Scheduling

BENEFITS
• Paid training
• Montgomery GI Bill or Post 9/11 GI Bill
• Retirement benefits for full-time service
• Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
• 401(k)-type savings plan
• Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $65,000, for existing loans)
• Healthcare Benefits Available
• Housing and Meals Included
• For Active duty most non-prior service candidates will earn $1,785.00 to $2,330.00 a month.

12/06/2021

OVERVIEW
As an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Specialist, you’ll be the Army’s preeminent tactical and technical explosives expert. You’ll have the advanced training and critical skills needed to disable and defeat explosive devices and weapons of mass destruction. You’ll research and identify military weapons, assist leadership in the preparation and use of advanced robotics, dispose of hazardous objects, and perform missions in support of Army units worldwide, across all environmental conditions.

REQUIREMENTS
• ASVAB Score:
General Maintenance (GM) - 105

TRAINING
Job training for an EOD Specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 37 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

SKILLS LEARNED
• Electronics & Robotics
• Detection & Destruction
• Chemistry & Biology

BENEFITS
• Paid training
• Education funding - Tuition Assistance,
GI Bill Program, Student Loan
Repayment, etc.
• 401(k)-type savings plan
• Healthcare Benefits included
• Housing and Meals included or
subsidized
• Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000
in coverage)
• Retirement benefits for full-time service
• Active duty non-prior service
candidates will start at $1,785.00 to
$2,330.00 a month.

12/06/2021

OVERVIEW
As a Combat Engineer, you’ll work quickly and skillfully to help Soldiers navigate while on combat missions by constructing bridges, clearing barriers with explosives, and detecting and avoiding mines and other environmental hazards. You'll provide expertise and come up with quick and creative engineering solutions, constructing fighting positions, fixed and floating bridges, and obstacles and defense positions.

REQUIREMENTS
• ASVAB Score:
Combat (CO) - 87

TRAINING
Job training for a Combat Engineer requires 14 weeks of One Station Unit Training, which combines Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

SKILLS LEARNED
• Construction & Engineering
• Demolition & Explosives
• Operate Heavy Equipment

BENEFITS
• Paid training
• Montgomery GI Bill or Post 9/11 GI Bill
• Retirement benefits for full-time service
• Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
• 401(k)-type savings plan
• Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $65,000, for existing loans)
• Healthcare Benefits Available
• Housing and Meals Included
• For Active duty most non-prior service candidates will earn $1,785.00 to $2,330.00 a month.

12/06/2021

OVERVIEW
As a Culinary Specialist, you’ll be in charge of preparing and serving large-scale meals comparable to any major restaurant so that Soldiers can sit down and enjoy a hot meal in between training or mission deployments. You’ll be responsible for the preparation and service of meals both in field and at home stations, as well as ordering, inspecting food supplies, and keeping the kitchen safe and sanitary.

REQUIREMENTS
• ASVAB Score:
Operators & Food (OF) - 85

TRAINING
Job training for a Culinary Specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and nine weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

SKILLS LEARNED
• Preparation & Cooking
• Stocking & Storage
• Hospitality

BENEFITS
• Paid training
• Montgomery GI Bill or Post 9/11 GI Bill
• Retirement benefits for full-time service
• Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
• 401(k)-type savings plan
• Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $65,000, for existing loans)
• Healthcare Benefits Available
• Housing and Meals Included
• For Active duty most non-prior service candidates will earn $1,785.00 to $2,330.00 a month.

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5634 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Chicago, IL
60644

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

(773) 287-4803

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The Leadership & Launch crew headed outside today to enjoy a gorgeous fall Friday! This annual event focuses on community and team building activities, and it is one we sorely missed holding in person. So glad to be back! #oprfhs OPRF