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San Antonio twin brothers strengthen bond by joining Navy together
September 29, 2020
Twin brothers Kalvin (left) and Kelvin Rodriguez Rivera of San Antonio entered the Navy’s Delayed Entry Program and are making preparations to attend recruit training to become naval aircrewmen.  The brothers, who are seniors at Highlands High School, were recruited by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Rodriguez of Navy Recruiting Station Southeast San Antonio.

San Antonio twins looking forward to being U.S. Sailors
May 19, 2020
Twin brothers join Navy

Local Navy recruiter produces face shields to fight against COVID-19
March 30, 2020
3D printing

NRD San Antonio supports Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology 2020 SeaPerch Challenge
January 22, 2020
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jesus Escobar (right), assigned to Navy Recruiting Station McAllen, briefs Team Sparky of Harlingen Early College High School regarding the challenge course during the HESTEC 2020 SeaPerch Challenge held at the Margaret M. Clark Aquatic Center in Brownsville, Texas. The annual underwater robotics competition, hosted by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, in partnership with Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, kicked-off a new format to Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology, or HESTEC, this year.

NRD-SA Sailors visit local school for Pearl Harbor remembrance program
December 12, 2019
Petty Officer 2nd Class Angelica Brown (left), community service coordinator assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, joined by NRD-SA’s assistant command career counselor, Petty Officer 1st Class Kamitria Delaney, reads to a first-grade class at Dorie Miller Elementary School as part of the school’s annual Pearl Harbor and Dorie Miller Remembrance Program.

NRD San Antonio spouses join America’s Navy
November 15, 2019
Petty Officer 3rd Class Christian Brown (left) rejoined America’s Navy as a Reservist during an enlistment ceremony held at Navy Recruiting District San Antonio headquarters Oct. 16.  Brown first entered the Navy in 2013 serving four years and will be assigned to Navy Operations Support Center San Antonio. He is joined by his wife, Petty Officer 2nd Class Angelica Brown, the NRD San Antonio community relations coordinator.

Navy Recruiting District San Antonio brings cheer to special child
October 30, 2019
Cmdr. Nicholas Gamiz, Navy Recruiting District San Antonio commanding officer, conducts a mock swear-in of Isaac Juarez during a visit by NRD SA Sailors at Isaac’s New Braunfels home Oct. 28. Isaac, 7, who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, was presented with an Honorary Sailor Certificate, an America’s Navy ball cap, a Forged by The Sea t-shirt, a Navy Fiesta Medal, and a copy of the U.S. Constitution.

Navy Recruiting District San Antonio Sailors volunteer at food bank
September 30, 2019
Petty Officer 1st Class Shannon Clifton (left) and Petty Officer 2nd Class William Dyson volunteer at the San Antonio Food Bank Sept. 27. Sailors assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Antonio journeyed to the food bank to provide community service through the Navy’s Community Relations Program.

Navy Recruiting District San Antonio honors World War II Merchant Marine
August 15, 2019
Navy Lt. j.g. Kathleen Spyrnal, an officer programs operations officer assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, presented a certificate of appreciation to World War II Merchant Marine Ray Denison during an Alamo Honor Flight Breakfast Aug. 14. Attended by other WWII veterans, the breakfast also served as a venue to celebrate Denison’s 100th birthday.

Navy Recruiting District San Antonio hosts Texas educators, counselors in San Diego
July 17, 2019
Central and South Texas educators and counselors, along with support personnel from Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, toured the Freedom-class littoral combat ship, USS FORT WORTH (LCS 3) during the NRD’s annual Educator Orientation Visit July 11. The EOV is a Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) program with a main focus of showing educators the various facets of America’s Navy and the many career paths available to students.

Military City USA hosts Navy Recruiting Command’s Leading Petty Officers Course
February 14, 2019
Chief Petty Officer Nolita Whiten, an assessor/trainer assigned to Navy Recruiting Command’s (NRC) National Training and Quality Assurance Team, provides instruction on Web R-Tools maintenance to Navy Recruiting District San Antonio’s leading petty officers, Petty Officers 1st Class Juan De Leon and Elbert Anderson, during a Leading Petty Officers Course held at the Double Tree Hotel.

Twins continue family tradition of service by joining America’s Navy
January 30, 2019
(From left) Chief Petty Officer Sambath Ham, Navy Recruiting Station North East; future Sailor Halle Von Plueren; Master Chief Petty Officer Matthew Maduemesi, chief recruiter of Navy Recruiting District San Antonio; future Sailor Hanna Von Plueren; and Petty Officer 2nd Class Francisco Sierra of NRS North East, pose for photos at NRD San Antonio headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. Continuing a family tradition of military service, the Von Pluerens of San Antonio, who are fraternal twins, are joining America’s Navy.

Navy Recruiting District San Antonio MEPS ships highest number of future Sailors in Region West
August 16, 2018
The Navy Recruiting District San Antonio Liaison Office, co-located with Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) San Antonio at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, made history during the “Summer Surge” of recruiting by processing 235 future Sailors for shipping to Recruit Training Command in July; the highest number of any MEPS within Navy Recruiting Region West’s area of responsibility.

Navy Recruiting District San Antonio recognizes top Sailors
January 8, 2018
Petty Officer 1st Class Victor Ubri Jr. (left), a Navy officer recruiter assigned to Navy Recruiting District  San Antonio, stands with Commanding Officer Cmdr. Jeffrey Reynolds after being awarded NRD’s Active Officer Recruiter of the Year for Fiscal Year 2017 during the NRD’s annual award banquet held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Austin Dec. 19, 2017. Ubri became a recruiter to show people why America’s Navy is the good choice for military service. “This award means that I did my job to the best of my ability and was recognized for my efforts,” said Ubri. “I want to make sure the Navy’s future and our future Sailors are in capable hands.” Additionally, Ubri was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his superior performance of duty.

Navy assists in annual regional SeaPerch summer prep camp
August 2, 2017
Teams of middle and high school students line up their SeaPerch, underwater remotely-operated vehicles during a scrimmage at the Eastside Branch Boys & Girls Club July 27. The event was held on the final day of the SeaPerch Regional Challenge Prep Camp hosted by Northeast Lakeview College and the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio, in cooperation with Navy City Outreach Southwest Region and Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio. The scrimmage consisted of the Speed Obstacle and Challenge Courses.