Army achieves nationwide recruiting goal (
The U.S. Army announced at the Pentagon recently that it will achieve its nationwide recruiting goal of 68,000 new soldiers this year. As part of the overall goal, the Jacksonville Battalion, which spans northeast Florida and southeast Georgia, hired about 2,200 new soldiers from the area, exceeding recruitment goals for active-duty and reserve components. “We are grateful to the community in supporting those who decide to serve as part of something bigger than themselves,” Lt. Col. Dave Henning, who leads the recruiters in the battalion, said in a news release. “In an era of change, we are finding new, innovative