Racing for Recruits

Murphy, Brian
February 2008
Soldiers;Feb2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p28
The article features the U.S. Army Race Team established to promote to recruitment goals. Race driver Mark Martin enlisted with the team to represent the men and women of the Army. During a typical NASCAR race competition, the Army set up the Virtual Army Experience that allows visitors to experience simulated combat operations. Army recruiters, drill sergeants, and future soldiers are also available to discuss Army life.


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