COVID-19 changes military recruiting processes

Posted at 12:36 PM, May 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-16 18:49:36-04

COLORADO — As the pandemic continues to sweep across the world, military recruiting for our nation's service branches is looking a little different.

Like many sectors, most recruiting events have moved to a virtual platform.

"It's really rewarding to see our recruiters continue the enthusiasm," Agustin Sullivan, Public Affairs for the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion in Denver, "you know they're definitely not deterred and discouraged by what's occurring."

For Marine recruit Tucker Hobden in Lamar, CO says some his recruiting events have changed. While Prowers County has seen few COVID-19 cases, he's concerned with the way the pandemic is going nationally that it could have an impact on his plans to report to Camp Pendelton in September.

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