For as long as we have walked the Earth, people have dreamt of taking to the skies and gazing upon all the wonders the world has to offer. In 1891, German engineer Otto Lilienthal capitalized on this dream when he created the first glider capable of carrying a person across the open skies.
The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) named Lt. Evita Salles, director of reserve officer accessions for Navy Recruiting Command, as the winner of the Salute to Active Duty Servicewomen Award at the group's national convention in Cincinnati, Aug. 30.
Sailors of Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio and Navy City Outreach Southwest Region put students' ingenuity to the test with a SeaPerch Competition held at the Harlingen Aquatic Center during the 15th Annual Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week, Oct. 7.
Recruiters of Navy Recruiting District San Antonio participated in the city's annual Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's CORE4 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Expo at the Freeman Expo Hall, Nov. 1-2.
Cmdr. Jeffrey Reynolds, naval aviator and executive officer, Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, had the honor of meeting World War II naval aviator Lt. Glen Shean during a Alamo Honor Flight Breakfast held at Denny's, Nov. 7.
Commanding Officer of Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio, Cmdr. Karen Muntean recognized Mariel Grimes as the NRD's Civilian of the Year and Petra Allen as the Contractor of the Year during an awards banquet held in Live Oak, Texas, November 2016.
Recruiting America's best and brightest into naval service is not the only mission for recruiters assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, but also giving back to the community in which they recruit.
U.S. Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) Southwest Region City Outreach Program in cooperation with Northeast Lakeview College and Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio hosted a regional SeaPerch Challenge underwater robotics competition at Palo Alto College's Aquatic and Athletic Center, Feb. 25.
To ensure recruiters are accomplishing the accession goals set by Navy Recruiting Command, Navy career force recruiters with the National Assessment and Assistance Team provided training during Navy Recruiting District San Antonio's Leading Petty Officers Conference, March 13-14.